Retina New Zealand Inc. – Macular degeneration

Telephone-Based Peer Support If you have been diagnosed with a retinal disorder, have a family member or close friend who has, or just want to find out more about Retina NZ, ring 0800 233 833 (New Zealand only) to talk to a peer support co-ordinator. This is a voluntary organisation supporting people with retinal degenerative … Continued

Humanware

Humanware make a wide range of products for people with low vision – from portable magnifiers such as SmartView Pocket to the desktop units, SmartView Synergy & myReader2. They are innovators in this field, offering products widely recognised as among the best available anywhere eg. Magnifiers, lighting, talking book players, computer magnification, TV glasses. For … Continued

Royal N Z Foundation of the Blind

Ring the above number, or 0800 24 33 33 for information about services, to enrol as new members, to order Talking Books etc.  RNZFB offers a craft group; training; education and support for blind persons and their families. Ph. 355 8381- News ‘phone – this service has recorded extracts from newspapers, read by volunteers. Approved … Continued

Low Vision Clinic

Aims: To provide a comprehensive low vision service for the people of Canterbury and Westland region and provide a place where equipment to assist people with low vision can be located; to co-ordinate the services of providers of services, to people with low vision. Viewing machines (colour and monochrome) can be hired for approx $75 … Continued

Deafblind Services

NOTE; Deafblind Services is part of Foundation of the Blind www.rnzfb.org.nz Provide support to people who have vision and hearing impairment. Resources are available in large print, braille, tape, CD and email

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