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AbilityNet Provider

AbilityNet exists to change lives of disabled people, to help them achieve everything they can at work, at home or in education. We have a number of high quality specialist services for businesses and others who can pay for our expertise. We also provide a range of free services for people who cannot afford to pay.
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Access2books Provider

Access2books is a charity that produces and publishes high quality early years’ books in dual format (giant print (75pt) & braille) with illustrations. The design enables braille or large print readers to read without obscuring the text or illustrations; and therefore gives children and adults the opportunity to read together, forming both educational and social relationships.
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Action for Blind People Provider

AFBP is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages. it is a part of RNIB.
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Age Cymru Provider

Age Cymru is the leading charity for all older people in Wales. We campaign, we research and we fundraise to make sure we build a better life for all older people. We ensure older people's voices are heard, we challenge and change attitudes, we fight discrimination wherever we find it and we tackle elder abuse in all its forms.
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Age UK Provider

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. The Age UK network comprises around 170 local Age UKs reaching most of England. Our family also includes Age Cymru, Age NI and Age Scotland, as well as Age International, with whom we support vulnerable older people in more than 40 countries worldwide.
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Albinism Fellowship Provider

The Fellowship is a positive and sociable volunteer-run organisation that aims to provide information, advice and support for people with albinism and their families. They also provide information about the condition to professionals working with people with albinism, and other appropriate interested parties.
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Alstrom Syndrome UK Provider

Alstrom Syndrome UK provides support for those affected by Alstrom Syndrome, their carers and professionals working with them.
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Aniridia Network UK Provider

A support group and charity for people with aniridia and their families.
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Bag Books Provider

Bag Books is a UK-wide charity providing tactile and multi-sensory books to people with learning disabilities. Multi-sensory books can be enjoyed without being understood. They are designed for people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (a maximum developmental age of 18 months), people with Severe Learning Disabilities (a maximum developmental age of 6 years) or people with severe Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
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Barry Blind Club Provider

Barry Blind Club is a club of and for people with sight loss in the Barry district. Contact Sight Cymru for further information.
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Behcet's Syndrome Society Provider

The Society provides a range of information and support to people affected by Behcet's Syndrome. It also promotes and assists with research into the condition, and promotes awareness of the disease.
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Bell Bank Club Provider

Objective is to provide a club for people in the community who are blind or have vision impairments.
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Birdshot Uveitis Society (BUS) Provider

BUS is a support group for people with the rare, hard-to treat, autoimmune, posterior uveitis called Birdshot Chorioretinopathy.
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Blind Children UK Provider

Blind Children UK no longer exists. Please refer to Guide Dogs instead.
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Blind in Business Provider

Blind in Business aims to help blind and partially sighted graduates to compete equally with sighted candidates for good jobs.
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Blind Veterans UK Provider

UK charity supporting former service people with sight problems (Formerly St Dunstan's).
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Bookstart Provider

Bookstart offers the gift of free books to all children at two key ages before they start school, to inspire a love of reading that will give children a flying start in life.
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Bridgevis (Bridgend & District VI society) Provider

Bridgevis organise a wide range of activities including meals out, visits to places of interest and audio described theatre trips. There is also an audio shooting club, a gardening club and bowls. They also hold monthly coffee mornings from 10 - 12 on the first Friday of every month at Evergreen Hall, Angel Street, Bridgend. Contact can be made currently via Wales Council of the Blind.
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British Blind Sport Provider

At British Blind Sport, we help blind and partially sighted people get active and play sport. Sport and recreational activities can enhance the lives of people with visual impairments, by improving their health and increasing their social interaction. We encourage adults and children to participate in activities at all levels, from grassroots to the Paralympic Games. However, most activities are in England, and enquiries from Wales are passed on to Disability Sport Wales.
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British Computer Association of the Blind (BCAB) Provider

BCAB is an organisation of blind and partially sighted computer users. Established in 1969, BCAB is a UK based charity run entirely by volunteers. We offer training, support, networking and discussion to our members, as well as to the wider community of blind and partially sighted people.
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British Sjogren's Syndrome Association (BSSA) Provider

A self-help organisation with more than 1800 members, the BSSA is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by this disabling disease. We have regional support groups throughout the UK whose members include sufferers and supporters who work together in helping one another cope with the day-to-day challenges of this debilitating and distressing condition.
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British Wireless for the Blind Fund Provider

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss. All radios are made available on Free Loan to Blind and Partially Sighted people who meet our criteria. If you don't qualify, the radios are also available to purchase through BWBF Direct.
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Calibre Audio Library Provider

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity providing a subscription-free postal service of unabridged audio books for adults and children with sight problems, dyslexia or other disabilities, who cannot read print.
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Calvert Trust Provider

The Calvert Trust exists to enable people with disabilities to benefit from outdoor activities in the countryside. It has three centres in England.
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Cardiff Institute for the Blind (CIB) Provider

CIB provides local services and lifelong support, so that blind and partially sighted people in South Wales can enjoy independent and fulfilled lives.
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Carmarthenshire County Blind Society Provider

Our aim across the whole of the County of Carmarthenshire is to provide an excellent service to our visually impaired members.
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Ceredigion Association for the Blind Provider

Provides services for blind and partially sighted people in Ceredigion.
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CHARGE Family Support Group Provider

The group's aim is to create a positive, supportive network of individuals, parents, families and professionals to share ideas, experiences, information and give vital support. The group is run by individuals with CHARGE Syndrome, parents and grandparents as well as professionals with a particular interest in the condition. We work on an entirely voluntary basis and membership is free. New members are always welcome.
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Charge Syndrome Foundation Provider

The mission of the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation is to provide support to individuals with CHARGE syndrome and their families; to gather, develop, maintain and distribute information about CHARGE syndrome; and to promote awareness and research regarding its identification, cause and management.
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Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) Provider

Organisation which supports the families of children with Retinoblastoma (Rb), raises awareness of the condition, raises funds for research, and influences professional bodies to ensure optimum service for Rb patients
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Cil de Gwynedd Provider

The organisation aims to support and meet the needs of disabled adults in Gwynedd so that they can make independent and informed choices about their lives. It works in partnership with Gywynedd Council.
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Citizens Advice Provider

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policy makers.
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Compass Independent Living Provider

Compass Independent Living is part of Compass Disability Services, a Customer Led organisation based in Somerset but delivering services across the Country. They provide services that support people in receipt of health and/or social care packages (Direct Payment or NHS Personal Health Budget) or self funders to manage their care in a way that gives them choice and control over their lives.
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Contact a Family Provider

Organisation which supports the families of disabled children across the UK.
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Conwy Sight Loss Group Provider

An independent club supported by Vision Support.
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Cowbridge Insight Club Provider

Cowbridge Insight Club offers support to blind and partially sighted people in Cowbridge (Vale of Glamorgan) and surrounding areas. Contact Sight Cymru for further information.
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Deafblind Cymru Provider

Charity providing services and support to deafblind people in Wales.
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Deafblind UK Provider

Deafblind UK is a membership organisation of, and governed by, people who are deafblind or have both a sight & hearing loss. We champion the rights and interests of all people who are deafblind or have a combined sight and hearing loss and deliver quality services to give these individuals autonomy and control over their lives. Through our work we support equality, independence and choice.
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Depression Alliance Provider

Depression Alliance brings people together to end the loneliness and isolation of depression. It also campaigns to end the stigma of depression and to raise awareness of what it means to live with it.
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Dewis Centre for Independent Living Provider

Dewis Centre for Independent Living (C.I.L.) is a voluntary organisation working in partnership with the Social Services Departments of six Local Authorities. It believes and supports disabled people's rights to develop their own independent lifestyle.
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Diabetes UK Cymru Provider

Works to raise awareness, improve care & provide support and help to people with diabetes and their families across Wales.
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Disability Rights UK Provider

An organisation which aims to strengthen the voice of disabled people to make their rights real, as an effective national organisation led by people with a wide range of impairments or health conditions.
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Disability Wales Provider

Disability Wales is the national association of disabled people's organisations, striving to achieve the rights, equality and independence of disabled people in Wales.
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Disabled Living Foundation (DLF) Provider

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living since 1969.
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Diverse Cymru Provider

Diverse Cymru provide a range of services that promote equality and independent living, including direct payments, advocacy, independent living support for black and minority ethnic people affected by mental health, befriending and volunteer placements.
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Dystonia Society Provider

Providing support, advocacy and information for anyone affected by dystonia.
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Eye 2 Eye Provider

An independent registered charity run by volunteers.
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Family Fund Provider

The Family Fund is the UK's largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people. We help ease the additional pressures families face. We can help with essential items such as washing machines, fridges and clothing but can also consider grants for sensory toys, computers and much needed family breaks together.
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Flintshire Talking Newspaper Provider

Produces talking newspapers for Chester and Flintshire
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GAVO (Gwent Assoc. of Voluntary Organisations) Provider

A Community Voluntary Organisation which is committed to strengthening the effectiveness of the Voluntary and Community Sector across Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire and Newport.
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Guide Dogs Provider

UK charity providing guide dogs and other mobility support.
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Guide Dogs Cymru Provider

Guide Dogs Cymru's purpose is to deliver guide dog and other mobility services, as well as breaking down the barriers to enable blind and partially sighted people to get around on their own terms. They also provide children's mobility and habilitation services.
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International Children's Anopthalmia and Micropthalmia Network (ICAN) Provider

The International Children's Anopthalmia and Micropthalmia Network (ICAN) is an US-based group of families and professionals dedicated to lending support to individuals who want to learn more about microphthalmia and anophthalmia (eyes that are abnormally small, completely absent, or consist only of vestigial portions).
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International Glaucoma Association Provider

UK charity providing support and information to people with glaucoma and to professionals. Also funds research.
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Jubilee Sailing Trust Provider

Charity offering sailing holidays for disabled people.
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Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Society (LMBBS) Provider

LMBBS is the only registered charity supporting people with Laurence-Moon-Bardet-Biedl Syndrome, their families and carers. The aims of the Society are: to preserve and protect the health and promote the welfare of persons suffering from LMBBS, and to advance the education of the medical and educational professionals and the general public on the subject of LMBBS.
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Leonard Cheshire Disability Provider

Leonard Cheshire Disability is the UK's leading charity supporting disabled people. Every year, we support thousands of people in the UK and around the world with physical and learning disabilities to fulfil their potential and live the lives they choose.
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Level Playing Field Provider

Level Playing Field, a registered charity in England and Wales, acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation to its membership across all sports. We work together with our partners to share good practice, raise awareness and promote improved access to sports stadiums for disabled fans and disabled people who aspire to be match-going fans, non-match day visitors and/or employees/volunteers at clubs/stadiums. Our wide-ranging membership includes professional clubs, equality and disability NGOs
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Lighthouse International Provider

An American organisation (based in New York) which supports visually impaired people. Although much information is US-specific, some publications have a wider interest.
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Listening Books Provider

Listening Books provides a postal and internet based audiobook service to over 27,000 members who find it difficult to read the printed word in the usual way.
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LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children Provider

Look's mission is to improve the lives of families with visually impaired children and young people by providing support, information and activities with a view to helping them gain the best outcomes in life and reach their full potential.
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Macular Society Provider

UK charity proving support and services for people affected by macular disease.
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Marfan Association UK Provider

The association aims to support people with Marfan syndrome and their families, educate individuals and professionals about the condition, and facilitate research by undertaking, sponsoring, and participating in, national research projects.
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Merthyr Tydfil Institute for the Blind (MTIB) Provider

MTIB aims to provide people with disabilities, or who are disadvantaged, the opportunity for sustained employment.
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Micro and Anopthalmic Children's Society (MACS) Provider

MACS is the UK's national charity for children born without eyes or with underdeveloped eyes. We support families of children born with Microphthalmia (small eyes), Anophthalmia (no eyes) and/or Coloboma (cleft of the eye). Our services are accessed by around 800 families around the UK and further afield.
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Mind Provider

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. The telephone number below is for Mind Cymru.
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Money Advice Service Provider

This is a free and impartial service, set up by the government to help people make the most of their money. They give money advice to everyone across the UK – online, on webchat, over the phone, in printed guides and face to face.
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Monmouth VI Club Provider

The Club's aim is to help those in our community with impaired vision to maintain a reasonable quality of life through companionship and by giving mental stimulus, practical help and encouraging much fun and laughter. Telephone number is for the club secretary, Sheila Goodwin.
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My Care, My Home Provider

My Care My Home was created by Shaw healthcare (Homes) Ltd an exempt charity dedicated to improving the quality of care provided by domiciliary care providers and care homes and to help people to secure funding for their care without always having to sell their home.
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National Talking Magazines & Newspapers Association Provider

Acts as a national newsagent to visually impaired people, providing national newspapers & magazines in an accessible format. Part of the RNIB Group.
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North Wales Society for the Blind Provider

NWSB provide practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages throughout North Wales. They work to promote independence, choice and confidence whilst also providing the essential services them members tell them are important to them.
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NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) Provider

NPC brings shared values and different skills to both charities and funders. By helping them use their resources more effectively, by inspiring through new thinking and by prioritising impact, they aim to transform the sector.
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Nystagmus Network Provider

UK charity providing support and information to people with Nystagmus and to professionals. Also funds research. Membership needed for some services.
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One Clear Vision Provider

One Clear Vision is the leading English-speaking charity for sufferers of Degenerative Vitreous Syndrome in the world and we have an international remit. Its mission is to raise awareness and promote a better understanding of Degenerative Vitreous Syndrome through fundraising, providing information and support to sufferers and collaborating with eye specialists and researchers to help achieve clear sight for everyone affected.
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Partially Sighted Society Provider

The Partially Sighted Society provides information, advice, equipment and clear print material for people with a visual impairment to help them to make the best use of their remaining sight. It can call on the skills of ophthalmologists, optometrists, lighting and rehabilitation specialists.
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Pembrokeshire Blind Society Provider

The Pembrokeshire Blind Society works in conjunction with Pembrokeshire County Council's physical and sensory disabilities team. This enables them to offer a wide variety of services and support.
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Penarth Blind Club Provider

Provides entertainment, activities and outings for people with sight loss in Penarth and surrounding areas. (Vale of Glamorgan). Contact Sight Cymru for further information.
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Penderels Trust Provider

Penderels Trust offers advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community.
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Radnorshire Association for the Blind Provider

Membership of the society offers social outings, support and contact throughout the Radnorshire area. Becoming a member is a great way of getting access to support and advice, as well as making friends in the area. Our aims are to provide a social environment for visually impaired people & to provide a voice for all visually impaired people in Radnorshire.
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RNIB Provider

UK charity providing a wide range of products and services for vi people.
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RNIB Cymru Provider

RNIB Cymru is for everyone affected by sight loss. Wether you're losing your sight or you're blind or partially sighted, their practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.
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Royal Blind Society Provider

The RBS has, for nearly 150 years, given assistance to people who are blind or partially sighted and in charitable need. This is done by giving cash grants to provide essential support for those on low incomes, and by providing a range of holidays and leisure opportunities.
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Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) Provider

RNC is the UK's leading specialist residential college of further education for people with a visual impairment. Their expertise has been built over 140 years, & they offer a variety of products & services to a diverse audience. With over 60 programmes of study available with a wide range of support in all areas, studying at RNC will ensure students can move onto their chosen career path. RNC Learners leave with confidence & independence, ready for the world of work.
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RP Fighting Blindness Provider

UK charity providing support and information to people with retinitis pigmentosa and to professionals. Also funds research into the condition.
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Sane Provider

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. They work to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.
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Seeability Provider

SeeAbility supports adults who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities including learning, physical and mental health disabilities, acquired brain injuries and degenerative conditions, to explore their potential. Although they do not provide services in Wales, they do provide useful information and on-line resources.
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Seeing Ear Provider

A free online library for visually impaired readers. You can join the library now and start accessing books straight away. They are also beginning to offer a free transcription service to schools – if the book you need isn't in the library, send the book to Seeing Ear and they will add it.
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Sense Cymru Provider

Charity providing services and support to deafblind people in Wales.
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Sense UK Provider

Sense is a national charity that supports & campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. They offer high-quality, flexible services across the UK, using skilled staff and a dedicated network of volunteers. They work with a wide range of deafblind and multi-sensory impaired people, as well as those with a single-sensory impairment with additional needs. They offer specialist services built around the wishes of each person, enabling them to be as independent as possible.
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Sight Cymru Provider

Provides services and support for people with sight loss in South and West Wales. Formerly Sight Support and previously known as Gwent Association for the Blind. In addition to listed services they run various events throughout the year such as coffee mornings, Annual Expo, i-Sight conference etc and have a specialist knowledge about people with Sight Loss and Learning Disabilities and those from different ethnicities who are at greater risk of sight loss.
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SNAP Cymru Provider

An all-Wales charity which raises awareness of issues related to SEN, Disability, and other barriers to inclusion including: exclusion from school and education, disengagement from education, employment or training, poverty, deprivation, English or Welsh as a second language.
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Social Care Institute for Excellence Provider

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. It is an independent charity working with adults, families and children's social care and social work services across the UK. They also work closely with related services such as health care and housing.
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Society of Visually Impaired Lawyers (SoVIL) Provider

A group in which those with a visual impairment working in the legal profession can exchange ideas, share information, campaign on causes of mutual interest and provide an opportunity for support and networking between fellow professionals. SOVIL has members from all parts of the profession, including solicitors and barristers in private practice, those working in local and central government, academics and law students.
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Swansea & District Friends of the Blind Provider

A group which provides assistance and amenities to blind persons registered in the City and District of Swansea.
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Talking News Federation (TNF) Provider

TNF is an umbrella organisation that represents the interests of local Talking Newspapers in the UK. It providers services to local talking newspapers which are members, and also provides information to help individuals to locate relevant local talking newspapers.
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The Dystonia Society Provider

The Society was established to promote the welfare of people who are affected by any form of the neurological movement disorder known as dystonia. The Society aims to do this by promoting awareness of the disorder, by supporting research and by undertaking welfare initiatives. It does this on a national level and through its network of local support groups.
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The Eyeless Trust (merged with Royal Blind Society) Provider

The Eyeless Trust offers a family support service, through appropriately qualified and experienced Family Support Workers, to families who have children with anophthalmia, microphthalmia or coloboma and related disabilities. The Trust's aim is to work in partnership with families, children and young people to enable them to maximise their full potential. Family Support Workers are located throughout Great Britain and Northern Ireland so that advice and assistance can be provided locally.
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The Neuro Foundation Provider

The mission for the charity is to enable people concerned about neurofibromatosis to find solutions appropriate to them. The charity delivers its mission through five services to members, supporters and beneficiaries. It endeavours to inform, advise, advocate, connect and fund.
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The Rowan Organisation Provider

The Rowan Organisation is a Direct Payment and Personal Budget support organisation. They provide a range of independent living support services, and are committed to the empowerment of disabled people by supporting them to overcome the barriers, both physical and attitudinal, which prevent them from achieving their objectives, or which limit their choice and prevent them from being in control of their own lives.
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The Shaw Trust Provider

The Shaw Trust is a specialist in understanding the obstacles people face to work and independence - such as physical and mental health problems, learning difficulties, drug addiction, crime and social circumstances - as well as how to overcome them.
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Thomas Pocklington Trust Provider

A provider of housing (outside Wales) and support for people with sight loss. Also produce regular research reports on sight-loss issues.
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Thrive Provider

Thrive is the leading charity in the UK using gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Although mainly active in the South East of England, it does provide advice and literature.
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Torch Trust Provider

Torch Trust is a Christian organisation with a worldwide vision for people with sight loss. They provide Christian resources and activities for blind and partially sighted people worldwide. Services are offered to all who experience sight loss, of all faiths or none, and including those with sight loss who have other disabilities.
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Turn2us Provider

Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help online, by phone and face to face through our partner organisations. We are part of Elizabeth Finn Care, a registered charity.
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UCAN Productions Provider

UCAN Productions is an award winning performance and creative arts co-operative for blind and partially sighted children, young people and their friends between the ages of 7 and 25. Based in Cardiff, UCAN (Unique Creative Arts Network) works across the UK and exists to prove that visual impairment is no barrier to success. Programmes help to develop physical and vocal confidence, raise aspirations and promote individual abilities.
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UCanDoIT Provider

UCanDoIT teaches blind, deaf and disabled people how to use computers, with a particular focus on Internet and email skills. Learners are taught in their own homes, on their own computers, as UCanDoIT believe that this is the best way to learn. All sessions are done on a one to one basis.
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UK Keratoconus Self Help & Support Association Provider

A group which raises awareness of keratoconus, provides information and support to people with the condition and raises money for research.
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UK Wolfram Syndrome Society Provider

A website set up and monitored by people affected by this rare genetic disorder. The aim is to raise awareness of this syndrome and provide a site where families can talk and find information that may be useful.
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Vale Centre for Voluntary Services (VCVS) Provider

VCVS is the umbrella organisation for voluntary groups in the Vale of Glamorgan. Its aim is to achieve and inspire excellence in voluntary action in the Vale.
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VICTA (Visually Impaired Children Taking Action) Provider

VICTA provides support to blind and partially sighted children, young people and their families. This includes organising activities and events for children, and giving advice to parents, for example on education.
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Vision 2020 Provider

VISION 2020 (UK) Ltd (Registered Charity Number 1146746) is an umbrella organisation which facilitates greater collaboration and co-operation between organisations within the UK, which focus on vision impairment and operate on a national, regional or international basis.
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Vision Hotels Provider

A group of hotels specifically tailored to the needs of guests with sight problems. Part of the AFBP/RNIB group.
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Vision Support Provider

Vision Support is a well-respected North-East Wales charity. They provide person-centred services which meet the needs of adults and children with vision impairment across Wrexham, Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy.
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Visual Impairment Breconshire Provider

VI Breconshire offer information, social contact and grants to individuals and organizations in south Powys. We also represent the needs of the visually impaired to other local organizations, including statutory agencies and the voluntary sector.
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Visual Impairment Merthyr (VIM) Provider

VIM is the registered charity which promotes and provides services and help for all visually impaired residents throughout the county borough of Merthyr Tydfil and surrounding areas.
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Visually Impaired Endeavours in Wrexham (VIEW) Provider

Independent community groups which are self funded and run by local people. The telephone nuber given is for the View Secretary, Jennifer Rainsbury.
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Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) Provider

Together with county voluntary councils (CVCs) and volunteer centres, WCVA provides the generalist support infrastructure for the third sector in Wales, working alongside national specialist umbrella and development agencies.
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Wales Council of the Blind Provider

Wales Council of the Blind is the umbrella organisation for vision impairment in Wales.
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Welsh Association of Visually Impaired Bowlers (WAVIB) Provider

WAVIB aims to do everything that it possibly can to make the sport of Lawn Bowls inclusive and accessible throughout all areas of Wales.
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Welshpool and District Visual Impairment Club Provider

Social and entertainment group for persons who are vision impaired and their carers. Telephone number is for club secretary, Pat Jones.
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AMD Alliance International Provider

AMD Alliance International strives to bring knowledge, help and hope to individuals and families around the world affected by AMD by generating awareness & understanding of age-related macular degeneration; promoting the importance of education, early detection, knowledge of treatment and rehabilitation options; and preserving vision and improving the quality of life of individuals affected by AMD.
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Beat the Best (Facebook group) Provider

A Facebook group for people with Best's disease.
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Clearvision Provider

ClearVision is a UK postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added braille.
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Coats Disease Community Provider

An on-line community connecting people with Coats Disease.
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Deloitte Parasport Provider

Deloitte Parasport was created by the British Paralympic Association (BPA) who recognised that more could be done to provide information to disabled people who wanted to take up sport, either at a recreational or competitive level. The BPA and Deloitte also wanted to encourage a more active disability sport community. To support these ambitions, Deloitte Parasport aimed to signpost people to disability sports that were available to them and where they could play.
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Disabled People Together Provider

The Disabled People Together coalition has been created by Disabled People for Disabled People and the organisations which support people with all forms of impairments and health conditions.
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Esme's Umbrella Provider

Esme’s Umbrella is the Campaign Group for everyone working towards a greater awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome (visual hallucinations).
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Fuch's dystrophy website Provider

Website giving information about the condition. Has a Christian perspective, and appears to be American.
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Norrie Disease Association Provider

The Norrie Nisease Association (NDA) exists to promote awareness about and provide resources for those with Norrie Disease (ND) and their family members. It provides information & support, promotes awareness and helps to fund research into the condition. There is a charge for membership. The organisation is US-based but contact details are for the UK.
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The Accessible Friends Network Provider

The mission at TAFN is to provide friendship and support for people with vision impairments. They are a non-profit organization located in the United Kingdom. Our members come from around the world and every walk of life. Although from diverse cultures, we have similar experiences of living with visual impairment.
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Anglesey Social Services Provider

Social care services for residents of Anglesey/Ynys Mon.
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Caerphilly Social Services Provider

Note: Caerphilly Social Services are planning to merge with Blaenau Gwent.
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Disability Sports Wales Provider

The Disability Sport Wales National Development Programme is a joint initiative between the Sports Council for Wales, the Federation of Disability Sport Wales and the 22 local authorities across Wales. The scheme is aimed at developing quality community based sporting and recreational opportunities for disabled people throughout Wales.
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Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS) Provider

EASS provides information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales, recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy differences.
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Gwent Visual Impairment Service (GVIS) Provider

GVIS works across five local authorities of Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen. The aim of the Service is to support the educational opportunities of all children and young people with visual or multi sensory impairment. GVIS supports children and young people from birth through to school leaving age in a variety of settings (home, play-group and school).
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Hands Free Computing Provider

This company specialises in voice recognition software. They can assess needs and provide you individuals with assistive technology, ergonomic solutions, specialist training and advice where appropriate.
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Isle of Anglesey/Gywynedd Special Educational Needs Service Provider

SEN services are provied jointly between Anglesey and Gwynedd.
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New College Worcester Provider

A national residential school and college for young people aged 11 to 19 who are blind or partially sighted.
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NHS Wales Provider

NHS Wales is the publically funded National Health Service of Wales providing healthcare to some 3 million people who live in the country. The NHS has a key principle which is that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth.
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Queen Alexandra College Provider

QAC is a Specialist College based in Birmingham, which welcomes students from all over the UK. Its original purpose was to provide education for young people who were blind or visually impaired, but now they also now offer support and guidance for students on the Autistic Spectrum (including Asperger's syndrome), those with moderate to severe learning difficulties, students with physical disabilities and those with other needs.
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UK Government Provider

UK Government
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Welsh Government Provider

The Welsh Government is the devolved Government for Wales with responsibility for the economy, education, health and the Welsh NHS, business, public services and the environment of Wales.
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Welsh Local Government Association Provider

The WLGA's primary purposes are to promote a better local government, its reputation and to support authorities in the development of policies and priorities which will improve public service and democracy. It represents the 22 local authorities in Wales, with the 4 police authorities, 3 fire and rescue authorities and 3 national park authorities as associate members.
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Ash Technologies Provider

Ash technologies manufacture and sell a range of video magnifiers.
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Bierly Provider

Bierley sell a range of electronic magnifiers and communication devices.
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Blazie Provider

Blazie resell access software and Braille products, as well as providing JAWS scripting development and specialist training.
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Claro Software Provider

A company that develops and licenses assistive software, including speech technology, image technology and touch technology.
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Digital Accessibility Centre Provider

The Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) works with clients to create digital media that is accessible to all members of a population, and meets best practice accessibility standards and legislation.
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Dolphin Computer Access Ltd Provider

Dolphin manufactures and sells software to help people with sight impairments, as well as providing accessibility solutions. Trials can be downloaded from the website.
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Enhanced Vision Provider

Enhanced Vision sell a comprehensive range of desktop, portable and versatile video magnifiers.
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HumanWare Provider

HumanWare manufacturers and sells a comprehensive range of access technologies including video magnifiers, Braille products and reading machines.
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John Gill Technology Provider

John Gill Technology specialises in the needs of disabled and elderly people, including assistive technology and inclusive design. John Gill has worked for over 40 years in the area of scientific and technological research for people with disabilities.
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Microlink Provider

Microlink is an independent supplier of assistive technology and disability related management services
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Optelec Provider

Optelec manufactures and sells a range of video magnifiers, reading machines, Braille products and optical magnifiers.
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Optima Provider

Optima provide a range of electronic magnifiers, low vision aids and lighting.
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Pamtrad Provider

Pamtrad sell a range of products including talking watches, optical magnifiers, large button telephones, access software such as iZoom, electronic magnifiers, reading machines, Braille products and public accessibility consoles.
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People Plus Provider

PeoplePlus, a trading name for A4e, formerly known as Action for Employment, is a for-profit welfare-to-work company based in the United Kingdom. The company began in Sheffield in 1991 to provide redundant steelworkers with training so that they could find new jobs. They now operate in five countries, but retain a significant presence in the UK where they work with organisations in the public sector such as the Department for Work and Pensions.
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Professional Vision Services Provider

This company resells a range of access software, electronic magnifiers (CCTVs), Braille products and mobile phone solutions.
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Reinecker Provider

Manufacture and sell a range of electronic magnifiers and iZoom access software.
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Sight and Sound Technology Provider

Established 30 years ago they supply equipment and services to people with sight impairments. Provide a range of access software, video magnifiers, Braille products, scan and reading machines, mobile phone solutions, training and scripting.
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Techno-Vision Systems Provider

A company that specialises in reselling Duxbury Braille translation software, various Braille embossers and JAWS (screen reader) along with other products for people with a sight impairment.
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Traveleyes Provider

A company which provides holidays for both blind/visually impaired and sighted travellers, journeying together in a spirit of mutual independence to some of the most fascinating of world destinations. Sighted travellers travel for up to 50% off the price in return for being the eyes for blind travellers.
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VisionAid Technologies Provider

This independent company re-sells access software, video magnifiers, reading machines, Braille products, large print keyboards and more, giving people the chance to choose the best product for them.
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VisualEyes Provider

VisualEyes resell a range of access software, as well as a comprehensive range of electronic magnifiers (CCTVs).
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The College of Optometrists Provider

The College of Optometrists is the professional, scientific and examining body for optometry in the UK, working for the public benefit. It supports its members in all aspects of professional development, the College provides pre-registration training and assessment, continuous professional development opportunities, and advice and guidance on professional conduct and standards, enabling our members to serve their patients well and contribute to the wellbeing of local communities.
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The Royal College of Opthalmologists Provider

The College champions excellence in the practice of ophthalmology for the benefit of patients and the public. It sets the examinations & the curriculum for medical graduates who wish to be eye surgeons and provides elements of surgical skills training. It sets the standards for professional practice, runs the continuing professional development (CPD) programme and has a role in promoting ground-breaking research.
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