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Macular Society's 'Connect by Tech' service helping people stay in touch

In the early days of the pandemic, The Macular Society launched 'Connect by Tech', a service providing telephone support to people with sight loss who need help to use technology during the corona virus crisis. Now they are reporting that volunteers have been kept busy helping people use Kindles and smart speakers and making video calls.

You can find out more about the service, and how it has been helping people use unfamiliar technology to keep in touch on the Society's website. If you need help to use a smartphone, do online shopping, listen to an audio book or use any other technology, telephone 0300 3030 111 or email

The Macular Society is also looking for volunteers to help answer questions, the link above has details of what is involved, and how to register your interest.

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