We offer a wide range of services and support for people of all ages living in Scotland with sight loss.
Below are some of the main services we offer:
Living with sight loss can involve a lot of extra expense. Our See Me Right service offers benefit and entitlements advice to blind and partially sighted people who live in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, Forth Valley and Ayrshire. Contact 0131 652 3144 or email [email protected]. If you live outside of these areas, you can call our national helpline for advice on 0303 123 9999.
Education and Family Services
RNIB Scotland's Education and Family Services works with children and their families from the point of diagnosis, on through the young person's school, college and university education. They also support our Haggeye youth forum.
We support blind and partially sighted people to find and retain employment, and employers to recruit people with sight loss.
Instead of your local social work department providing or arranging services for you, Self Directed Support allows you to arrange services for yourself, choosing what to buy and how much to spend. It puts you in control.
We provide a range of social work and other support services for people with sight loss living in Edinburgh and the Lothians. We also offer social work services for people with sight loss and a learning disability across the UK.
Our resource centre has a large selection of special equipment and aids to daily living for people with sight problems including; aids to magnification, specialist lighting, talking watches and clocks, and information on different eye conditions to help you understand your diagnosis.
RNIB Access Consultancy Services help improve access to buildings, streets, transport, signage, tactile images and maps, way-finding, products, websites and information.
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