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Useful links

Here are some links to other sites that may be of use to you.

Action For Blind People
www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

British Retinitus Pigmentosa Society
www.brps.org.uk

British Wireless for the Blind
www.blind.org.uk

Guide Dogs for the Blind
www.guidedogs.org.uk

International Glaucoma Association
www.glaucoma-association.com

Macular Disease Society
www.maculardisease.org

RNIB Talking Book Service
www.rnib.org.uk

Blind and Visually Impaired People

** Volunteer**
There are over one million people registered as blind or partially sighted in the UK. There are a further 700,000 people who have a sight problem which makes reading standard print difficult. It is estimated that less than 5% of registered blind people are totally without sight.

For everyone else who has some residual vision, there may be aids or techniques to help them make the most of the sight they have, an example of this might be someone with a central vision loss learning to use the peripheral vision.

Sight loss is caused by a huge variety of different conditions, some of the most common are Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Cataracts and Retinitis Pigmentosa.

There are many resources in and around Staffordshire to help with travel, entertainment, leisure, training and employment.