Listed below are some links to websites that blind people and their families may find useful.
Royal National Institute for the Blind.- The UK’s leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight problems.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Whitestick listing information and services relating to blind people.
Making mainstream computer technology accessible to people with disabilities.
Blind Cool Tech – a podcast that discusses life and technology, especially technology that blind people can use.
IT Can Help (ITCH) - network of volunteers who are able to offer free local computer assistance to disabled people.
U Can do IT - charity which provides computer training for blind people in their own homes.
Whilst hunting for audio books all over the internet, from shops to auctions, we have discovered that there is no site providing all the information that we would want when choosing an audio book.
The Talking Book shop specialises exclusively in audio books on CD, cassettes and MP3CD.
Welcome to BBC Audiobooks, the UK's leading audiobook publisher and to a broad, diverse and inclusive range of spoken word and large print titles geared specifically to the requirements of libraries and their users.
Talking Newspaper Association of the UK - records on to audio cassette over 185 national newspapers and magazines for blind and partially sighted and disabled people
UK Audio Network - streamed audio, offering links to other audio content freely available on the web
Calibre -free cassette library for blind and print disabled people
These are the guys to speak to with regards to voice recognition software and its application in computing for blind and visually impared people.
David Fullerton, Assisted Technology expert who installed & set up my system and achieved the impossibile by teaching me how to use it.
Andy Hutchinson, my local IT support
Traveleyes - a travel company which provides overseas holidays for blind and partially sighted people as well as sighted travellers