Sight impaired (SI)
Definition: Term used to describe someone with sight loss. Formerly know as 'partially sighted', this category is used by Social Services Departments for registration purposes. (See ssi">Severely sight impaired (SSI)).
Category: eye condition
Credit: Vision in Wales
Vision in Wales
Services mentioning Sight impaired (SI)
If you already have a vision impairment
or low vision, or are registered as either sight impaired
or severely sight impaired
a specially trained and accredited Low vision optician
) can help you make the best use of the sight you have. There are specially trained low vision practitioners working out of high street opticians throughout the whole of Wales. To find your nearest one simply search the database at the link below.
The general grant
fund may award grants of up to £100 to individuals who are registered sight impaired
or severely Sight impaired
who also live in North Wales. The fund may provide grants for items which have been specifically designed for people with impaired vision. Contact Steve Thomas via the contact details below.
S meets every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month between 10.30 am to 12.30 pm at The Hapi Hub, Masefield Way, Rhydfelin, Pontypridd, CF37 5HQ. This is not a Sight Life service but you can contact Barbara Protheroe via
Carys Groves below.
RNIB Bookshare supports those who are unable to access print with a vast collection of accessible textbooks and materials to support the UK curriculum from early years to adult education. This free service, which can be accessed by teachers, students, and parents, has a range of accessible formats so books can be read electronically or adapted to suit
personal reading needs, giving students the same educational opportunities as their peers.
We deliver more than 200 popular and best-selling publications, in a format to suit
you. There are popular high street titles, specialist publications, children
's magazines and the major daily and weekend papers.
The Jubilee Sailing Trust offers disabled
people the chance to sail
on their tall ships. Day sails or longer voyages are available.
Brio Fitness at Northgate Arena in Chester now offer vision impaired
sessions after running taster sessions with Vision Support. The vision impaired sessions are sports sessions tailored to those partially sighted or blind. Swim
Sessions Wednesdays 9.30am – 10.30am. Contact Josh on 07842 319377 or email email@example.com if you would like more information.
Running or walking - whatever suit
s you. Every Saturday at 1 pm at the athletic track behind Bridgend Recreation Centre. Contact details below.