The Lincoln & Lindsey Blind Society Resource Centre is at Bradbury House in Louth. It is well equipped with RNIB leaflets, catalogues and a range of equipment to help blind and partially sighted people.
Equipment available for partially sighted people
- A range of coin holders, which help store and distinguish cash
- Hand held magnifiers and stand magnifiers that can be used for craft activities.
- Writing guides and simple signature guides which help with signing cheques and writing letters
- More sophisticated and expensive items of new technology which enable computers to speak, or for letters, books and magazines to be magnified, presenting easy reading on the screen
- Clocks and wrist watches that speak the time and if need be, the date
- Cooking and healthy living aids such as talking kitchen scales and personal weighing scales
- Bump-ons, which are small adhesive rubber dots which are used as tactile markers to show by feel the temperature dial on the oven, or the on/off button on an item of equipment
- Anti-glare sunglasses and shields in many different shades
- Large print playing cards and tactile dominoes
- Large button telephones (on loan from BT) which can be viewed before purchase
Please telephone 01507 605604 or call in to the office if you would like to view any of the above items.