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Royal National Institute of Blind People

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The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is a UK charity offering information, support and advice to almost two million people in the UK with sight loss. [1]

35 relations: Accessibility, Action for Blind People, Audio description, Audiobook, Braille, Charitable organization, Coventry, DAISY Digital Talking Book, East Sussex, Elizabeth II, England, Further education, Learning disability, Leicestershire, London, Loughborough, Middlesex, National Library for the Blind, North Yorkshire, Northwood, London, Primary school, Queen Victoria, Redhill, Surrey, RNIB College, Loughborough, RNIB Connect Radio, Royal charter, Royal London Society for Blind People, Royal National College for the Blind, Somerset, Surrey, Thomas Armitage, United Kingdom, Visual impairment, Warwickshire, West German Audio Book Library for the Blind.

Accessibility

Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.

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Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People was a national sight loss charity in the United Kingdom, that provided help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages.

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Audio description

Audio description, also referred to as a video description, described video, or more precisely called a visual description, is an additional narration track intended primarily for blind and visually impaired consumers of visual media (including television and film, dance, opera, and visual art).

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Audiobook

An audiobook (or talking book) is a recording of a text being read.

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Braille

Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired.

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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Coventry

Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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DAISY Digital Talking Book

DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) is a technical standard for digital audiobooks, periodicals and computerized text.

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East Sussex

East Sussex is a county in South East England.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Further education

Further education (often abbreviated FE) in the United Kingdom and Ireland is education in addition to that received at secondary school, that is distinct from the higher education (HE) offered in universities and other academic institutions.

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Learning disability

Learning disability is a classification that includes several areas of functioning in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor or factors.

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Leicestershire

Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Loughborough

Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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National Library for the Blind

The National Library for the Blind (NLB) was a public library in the United Kingdom, founded 1882, which aimed to ensure that people with sight problems have the same access to library services as sighted people.

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North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.

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Northwood, London

Northwood is an elevated residential settlement in the London Borough of Hillingdon adjoining Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve (which contains the Ruislip Lido) and which shares a northern border with Hertfordshire.

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Primary school

A primary school (or elementary school in American English and often in Canadian English) is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the age of about seven to twelve, coming after preschool, infant school and before secondary school.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Redhill, Surrey

Redhill is a town in the borough of Reigate and Banstead within the county of Surrey, England.

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RNIB College, Loughborough

RNIB College in Loughborough, England is a college for people with a wide range of disabilities, owned and operated by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

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RNIB Connect Radio

RNIB Connect Radio (previously Insight Radio) is a British radio station that is part of Royal National Institute of Blind People and was Europe's first radio station for blind and partially sighted listeners.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Royal London Society for Blind People

The Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB) was a UK charity that has existed for 175 years to help blind and partially sighted young people in London and the South East through a blend of sports, education, and creative and developmental services.

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Royal National College for the Blind

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) is a co-educational specialist residential college of further education based in the English city of Hereford.

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Somerset

Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

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Surrey

Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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Thomas Armitage

Thomas Rhodes Armitage (2 April 1824 – 23 October 1890) was a British physician, and founder of the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Visual impairment

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.

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Warwickshire

Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.

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West German Audio Book Library for the Blind

The West German Audio Book Library for the Blind (Westdeutsche Blindenhörbücherei e. V.), abbreviated WBH, is a specialist library which produces and distributes audiobooks and periodicals for blind and partially sighted persons.

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National Institute for the Blind, RNIB, RNIB National Library Service, RNIBP, Royal National Institute for Blind People, Royal National Institute for the Blind, Royal National Institute of the Blind, Royal National Institution for the Blind.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_National_Institute_of_Blind_People

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