Low Vision Aids in Ireland

There is a number of organizations, both nationally and locally, for people with low vision. They can provide you with information and support in your area.

Here we will introduce some organizations offering low vision aids in Ireland:


National Council for the Blind of Ireland

NCBI is a not for profit charitable organization which offers support and services nationwide to people of all ages experiencing difficulties with their eyesight.

Add: Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. (Head Office)

Tel: 1850 33 43 53

www.ncbi.ie/about-ncbi


The Braille Chess Association of Ireland

BCAI was established in 1985 to promote Chess among the blind and partially sighted. The BCAI is affiliated to the International Braille Chess Association, the Irish Chess Union and Irish Blind Sports.

www.iol.ie/~vics/bcai/


Fighting Blindness

Fighting Blindness is an Irish, patient-led organization funding research into treatments and cures for blindness. We also provide a unique professional counseling service for people and families affected by sight loss. Our vision is to cure blindness, support those experiencing sight losses and empower patients.

Add: Fighting Blindness, 1 Christchurch Hall, High St, Dublin 8

Tel: +353 1 709 3050

www.fightingblindness.ie


Child Vision –National Education Centre for Blind Children

ChildVision provides educational opportunities for Ireland's blind and partially sighted children and young adults, giving them the best chance to reach their full potential. A wide variety of portable low vision aids may be prescribed to aid a student's vision.

Add: Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, Ireland

Tel: 01 837 3635


www.stjosephsvi.ie/cms/campus/assessment.html



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