Action for Blind People

Advice and support for blind and partially sighted people


"Calibre is a registered charity, set up in 1974 to provide a postal lending library service to people who cannot read ordinary print books because of a sight problem or other physical disability. The service is free to members - we do not charge a subscription - so we rely on help to maintain and expand the service."

Clear Vision

Postal lending library of mainstream children's books with added Braille.

Large Print Books

Children's large print books

Listening Books

"Listening Books provides a postal audio book library service to people who cannot read in the usual way. It is the only national audio book charity catering for the full range of print impairments and our membership is comprised of those with visual impairments, learning difficulties such as dyslexia and physical impairments that mean a person cannot easily hold a book or turn a page."

National Blind Childrens Society

Large print books for visually impaired children.

Royal National Institute of the Blind

"Our pioneering work helps anyone with a sight problem - not just with braille, Talking Books and computer training, but with imaginative and practical solutions to everyday challenges. We fight for equal rights for people with sight problems. We fund pioneering research into preventing and treating eye disease. Our projects such as Talk and Support, Low Vision centre and Parents' Place make a difference to people's lives."


Support services and information for deafblind or associated disabilities

VINCYP Visual Impairment Network for Children and Young People stepscharity Specialist Toys Educational Postal Service