Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is Australia’s largest non-government provider of education, therapy and cochlear implant services for children and adults with vision or hearing loss, their families, and the professionals who support them.
The range of specialist services available at RIDBC is unique in Australia and benefits thousands of children, adults, families and professionals each year.
These services are delivered by a broad group of highly qualified professionals including teachers, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, audiologists, orthoptists, psychologists, social workers, technology consultants, physiotherapists, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeons and more. Using in-person sessions combined with modern technology, RIDBC connects children, adults and families across Australia to the expert education, therapy, cochlear implant, and vision or hearing support services they need.
As a charity, RIDBC relies significantly on fundraising and community support to continue to make a difference in the lives of people with vision or hearing loss.
Positive Eye is an award-winning training company. We deliver dedicated courses about teaching and supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs – Disability (SEND)/Additional Learning Needs (ALN). We specialise in training on supporting the needs of children with vision impairment, however our training packages are suitable for all areas of SEND and ALN
Our unique product range is aimed at all educational practitioners, in the early years, mainstream and special school settings.
Moreover, working with educators nationally and internationally our mission is to promote knowledge and understanding of how to support children and young people with SEND/ALN
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Do It Blind Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide workable solutions to the challenges facing blind and visually impaired customers with the software the rest of the world is using.
JAWS Script Developers
Like the title suggests, we are the leaders in JAWS script development and Blind Accessibility. Our goal is to provide workable JAWS scripting solutions for even the toughest programs.
DoItBlind forges ahead to find the most advanced solutions for the cutting edge technology and JAWS script programming along with knowledge of UIA, API, XML, PHP, SQL, and databases make us the most knowledgeable technical JAWS scripters in the world. Our track record has proven that we know what we’re dealing with and are not shy to take on even the hardest solutions out there. With our team of JAWS script developers, we can find a fitting solution for you or your company. Thanks for supporting DoItBlind!
Partnerships with like-minded organizations, businesses and local government agencies help us expand our network of service and bring you the solutions you need.
Twenty-one percent of people over the age of 65 report that they are affected by some form of vision impairment. This number represents more than 7 million Americans who are living with vision loss due to age-related eye conditions.
Braille Works is one of the nation’s leading providers of reading materials for people who are blind, visually impaired or reading impaired. Making The World A More Readable Place™ has been our mission from day one. We are creative and innovative because our customers expect it.
Your projects are given careful consideration to make every page easy to read and handle. This gives your blind and visually impaired customers the respect and independence they rightly deserve. At Braille Works, attention to detail drives everything we do. From the layout of your braille document to the format of a large print document, or the scripting of an audio document, we seek to exceed the expectations of your customers.
AER is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to professionals who provide services to persons with vision loss. Our aim is to promote and support the professions by advocating for evidence-based practices, high quality standards, value added resources and giving voice to issues of critical importance. AER provides professional development via face-to-face conferences, virtual offerings and publications to strengthen the knowledge, skills and abilities of professionals within the field. AER provides networking, mentoring, connectivity, awards and scholarships for professionals to advance excellence within the field. Our aim is to ensure that persons with vision loss will have optimal gains and greater independence by giving timely, intentional and value-added support to professionals in the field.