Computer Information Service

Since 1998 sight airedale has offered computer support to sight impaired people.

Our service offers:-

  • One-to-one Computer Learning
  • Information on buying a computer
  • Information on adapting a computer for a sight impaired person
  • Alternative methods of accessing printed information
  • Impartial information on hardware and software
  • Opportunity to try out different types hardware and software

Our specially equipped air conditioned ICT suite provides access to a range of adaptive technologies including:-

  • Electronic Magnifiers
  • Big Keys Keyboard
  • DAISY Reader
  • Screen Magnifier/Reader Software
  • High Visibility Keyboards

For further information please contact Antony Horner through the Helpline or email

Eligibility Criteria

To access this service you must be registered sight impaired/severely sight impaired or have a Letter of Visual Impairment (LVI) completed by your GP or Optometrist. To learn how to obtain a Letter of Visual Impairment (LVI), please read our eligibility criteria.


What's New

To mark our 110th Anniversary a new tactile map was unveiled at a special event held on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

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