information

information

We have a wealth of information resources available at Sight Support Worthing, whether you prefer to have a printed version or access it on the internet. Below are links to useful information from a number of sources organised by category. We will be adding more links to useful sites over the coming months.

visual impairment & loss of sight

●  Sight Advice FAQ

  The Macular Society – information and support about macular disease

  Patient information from the Association of Optometrists

local services

  Contact details for the Rehabilitation Officers for the Visually Impaired (ROVI) Team

  West Sussex County Council’s Connect to Support service

  Information on library services in West Sussex for the visually impaired

  Age UK West Sussex Help at Home service

  Prevention Assessment Teams West Sussex – for adults and older people who might not be eligible for other statutory services and who have unmet physical, psychological, social, functional and/or environmental needs.

hobbies and leisure time

  Vista magazine – the official magazine of National Eye Health Week

  Order the RNIB’s Big Print TV & Radio Guide

  British Wireless for the Blind Fund – loaning free-of-charge specially adapted radios for those in need

  Sussex Coast Talking News – free talking newspaper

travel

  Save on train travel with a Disabled Persons’ Railcard

  AccessAble – search for accessible places to go (formerly known as DisabledGo)

  Brighton & Hove Buses’ Helping Hand scheme – providing assistance discreetly when needed during bus travel

work and careers

Blind Ambition, a disability training consultancy focused on improving the lives of disabled people, has a page of links to resources to aid job seekers with visual impairments

We are always on the look out for useful links and resources to share with our members. If you have a suggestion that we can add here, please do let us know.