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The Royal National Institute of the Blindis the national UK site for the blind and partially sighted.

Visual Impairment North East is a society supporting the North East and Cumbria regions.

The Talking Newspaper Association  provides newspapers and magazines on a variety of media for those who find reading a strain.

The Accessible Friends Networkis another website offering a variety of services to the visually impaired.

Talking Computers is another audio site not requiring a screen reader.

Durham Locate is an online database which allows you to search for information on adult social care services, health groups and other community information on a countywide, regional and national basis.

AbilityNet  Provides assistive technologies for disabled people, their family and friends, their employers and other people who care for them.

White Stick website is offers guidance to any visually impaired web user to give them the ability to go out and try something new in the information technology world.

Healthwatch County Durham Healthwatch is the new independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of the public.

​​Cobollt Systems produces for the Blind and Visually Impaired and also are suppliers of Audible Products.

​​Humanware UK is a company that makes equipment for visually impaired and blind people.

​NVDA Project is a very flexible and extensible screen reader.

Sunderland and County Durham Royal Society for the Blind is a charity that works on behalf of blind and partially sighted people.  is a page concerning support for blind or visually impaired people starting work.