Practical Support

Practical Support

The following are a selection of organisations and companies that sell or provide support/advice on accessible technology for Visually Impaired people.

There are thankfully a huge range of apps, software and technology available for people with Visual impairments. What works for people varies and depends on individual choice and so it is a good idea to browse what’s available and try before you buy.

Blind in Business are an organisation that help blind and partially sighted people into work through mentoring, life-coaching, as well giving you the opportunity to speak and meet other visually impaired young professionals. They will also give you the opportunity to try out the latest assistive technology.

www.blindinbusiness.org.uk

info@blindinbusiness.org.uk

020 7588 1885

 

Humanware are a company that sell a variety of accessible technologies ranging from magnifiers e.g Humanware Prodigi 12 to the latest wearable technology e.g. Orcam.

www.humanware.com

 01933 415800

 

Sight and Sound Technology provide a large range of hardware and software for the blind and visually impaired.

www.sightandsound.co.uk

info@sightandsound.co.uk

01604 798090

 

Here is a video clip from Stargardt’s Day March 2017 by Michael Crossland who is a Specialist Optometrist at Moorfields Hospital and an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. It gives additional information of what a person with Stargardt’s may use day to day to support them.


https://vimeo.com/224202126

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/224202126″>Stargardt's Day: What is already available to help me day-to-day with Stargardt disease?</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/moorfieldsbrc”>NIHR Moorfields BRC</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>