The My Guide scheme
It is a free service in which volunteers are matched with users to help with participating in activities away from the home including leisure and recreational. The volunteers and users meet up once a week for a minimum of six months which varies according to the needs of the user.
Link to full info here http://bit.ly/MBSMyGuide
TPT service which provides volunteers to get you out and about.
Contact: Ana Toneato
Phone: 020 8996 1947
TPT email and telephone service.
Contact: Leila Pearce Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 020 8996 1930
Transport for London Accessibility guides
We produce a range of guides in alternative formats to help you plan and make journeys. All of the guides can be obtained free of charge by completing the order form below.
Link to webpage: http://bit.ly/2joSY95
London Vision East
London Vision South East
South London Vision
The purpose of this website is to signpost you to facilities, charities, and organisations which are available to you and may be able to help if you are losing your vision.
RSBC -Royal Society for Blind Children
RNIB Guide for parents
If you have a baby or child that has recently been diagnosed with an eye condition, we have information, advice and support to help you support the growth and development of your child.
Our Guide for Parents will help to answer questions such as:
- What can my child see?
- How will my child learn?
- How can we help at home?
- Who is available to support us?
- What will we need in nursery and school?
The guide is available to download at www.rnib.org.uk/parentsguide
To find out more about our full range of services for children, young people and families, visit www.rnib.org.uk/children
RNIB Connect Radio
Find out how to choose fun and interesting toys for your baby or child, and create exciting play times and play spaces.
Our Play Guide has been written by parents and play specialists, sharing their expertise and advice. Download the guide at www.rnib.org.uk/play
Enfield Talking Newspaper
National Talking Express
London sport also has a weekly newsletter. To subscribe, use the news page link below and scroll down to the bottom and add your email
News page: https://londonsport.org/news/
British Blind Sport
Great Run Local : Last Sunday in month, free 2km or 5km at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
We’re also providing a running taster session for people who are blind or visually impaired on the last Sunday of every month at 9am. This will then be followed by having Guide Runners available to do the 2km and 5km run ! Meet and Great also available if required through the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park staff.
Quick Cycling links:
- Charlotte’s Tandems
- Limited Edition Cycling
- Pedal Power
- Wheels for Wellbeing
- The Tandem Club
Visually Impaired Bowls England(VIBE) website
Goalfix: Goalball Goals & Eyeshades Suppliers
Judo / Martial Arts
Here is the link to our find a club section on our website… http://www.britishjudo.org.uk/club-finder/
DISABILITY SNOWSPORT UK
Blind Gamers Twenty 20 Cricket Game
Quick link to the Blind Gamers Twenty 20 Cricket game : http://bit.ly/2m27nWx
Quick link to all Spoonbill Audio games: http://bit.ly/2m1QbAJ
Some more Audio game websites and links
- Blindfold games – Here is a link to another audio games website: http://bit.ly/2n20GsB they have Free audio games up on itunes to download
- Audio Game Hub, which has some more audio games. Quick link here: http://bit.ly/2ifsx6d – once page has loaded, scroll down to get to the free audio games! looks like they have added blind Cricket too. plus they have download for Android as well
Blind and Vision Impaired Charities
Nystagmus Network (NN) Facebook page.
RP Fighting Blindness Website: http://www.rpfightingblindness.org.uk/
Level Playing Field www.levelplayingfield.org.uk
Level Playing Field (LPF) is a registered charity that acts as a campaigning and advisory organisation for disabled sports spectators in England and Wales. Our works include offering professional Access Audits of sports venues undertaken by registered NRAC consultants, a club mediation service for fans with access concerns and complaints, and our Working Together project works with clubs and disabled fans to establish and maintain user-led Disabled Supporters Associations.
Calibre Audio Library is a national charity offering a range of 8,000 books by post via memory stick or MP3 cd, or online via streaming. It costs just £35 for lifetime membership of Calibre with no further charges for receiving books or for postage.
VI Radio and Podcasts
ABLEize offers the largest collection of disability, mobility and health websites and social media pages in the UK and Europe.
We support Deaf and Disabled People’s organisations in London and campaign for equality for Deaf and Disabled people across the UK
More info on our Partner websites
Thomas Pocklington Trust is a national charity dedicated to delivering positive change for people with sight loss. TPT ia a UK charity providing housing, care and support services for people with sight loss
East London Vision is a user led peer support group for blind and partially sighted people living in or around the various Boroughs of East London.
Vision (SELVIS). is a new Charity led by and for blind and partially sighted people in Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.