Welcome to my Website, which has been set up to assist the Visually Impaired computer user locate information and services relating to blindness.
The proverbial whitestick or cane used by so many blind and partially sighted people offers
assistance to whoever uses it. The tool may give a visually impaired person the confidence
to go out and about by themselves. The whitestick.co.uk website is designed for ease
of use and to offer guidance to any visually impaired web user to give them the ability to go out and try something new in the information technology world.
If you come across a web site which you think would
interest blind surfers, please:
Email it to me here.
Fix The Web!
How many times have you hit that Alt F4 key in frustration when trying to negotiate a website with links with no text or it just said graphic, graphic, graphic.
Well here's your chance to report these websites and help make the web accessible.
Fix The Web.
Unwanted Phone Calls
If you live in the UK and are bothered with unwanted phone calls from companies trying to sell you things you don't want, then sign up with the Telephone Preference Service and get all these calls stopped.
Telephone Preference Service.
Due to Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Floods and Terrorist Attacks, there are now millions of people around the world who desperately need your help. Without you, they will surely die, so please click on the link below and give as much as you can.
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
This Free Word Game Saves Lives!
Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free, and all you have to do is play a simple word game.
Play the free rice game.
Unfortunately the Persula Foundation website has closed down, but you can still contact TapeSense on 020 7357 9298.
You can also download a copy of the 2012 Catalogue from the link below.
Download the TapeSense 2012 Catalogue Here.
Are you annoyed at the way visually impaired people are treated. Have you been ripped off by a company just because you're blind? Then why not start your own Ipetition, or better still, sign Ipetitions started by other people.
Attention all you budding authors out there, the "Never Ending Stories" link is just for you.
Now you can create your own story and allow everyone else to add chapters to it. You'll be amazed at how your story can grow and grow, and have more twists in it than any Sherlock Holmes novel. If you are into poetry, just write the first verse then watch as others add more and more lines to it.
Please keep a backup of your stories as older ones are routinely deleted from the server.
Enter the Never Ending Stories here.
Looking for Audio Books or E Texts, then look no further.
A large selection of websites aimed at the visually impaired.
Blindness Related Services.
A selection of websites relating to Blind Sports
Voice chat online with visually impaired people around the world.
Blogging is another buzz word just now, so here's a few Blogs created by visually impaired people.
Visit my download section for an assortment of useful programs.
A selection of online fantasy roll playing Books.
Fantasy online game books.
A selection of websites for storing your files or for sharing with friends.
File Sharing Websites.
A list of International Organisations for and on behalf of the Blind.
International Blind Organisations.
A list of useful links for Linux users.
Linux Related Websites.
A selection of websites relating to Mac computers and other Apple products.
Mac Computers and other Apple products.
An assortment of online games to help you pass the time.
Games to play online.
A selection of companies who produce games for the visually impaired.
Games to play offline.
Finding a holiday which caters for your needs.
Holidays For The Visually Impaired.
Supermarkets and Food Suppliers who do home deliveries in the UK.
This is a help line for the visually impaired in the UK.
Listening Eye Help Line.
A selection of helpful mailing lists.
Join a Mailing List.
An assortment of medical websites mostly relating to eye problems.
Medical Related Websites.
If you are blind and have built your own website, why not send me the link.
Have you tried to record your own podcast yet, why not have a listen and see if you can do better.
Listen to an assortment of radio and TV stations online.
Radio and Music.
This is a direct link to the R N I B online equipment and games catalogue.
RNIB Online Shop.
If you're looking for local or national sources of support for blind and partially sighted people Why not try the RNIB's new Sightline Directory.
You can also rate how good or bad their services are
RNIB Sightline Directory.
If you live in the UK and are having problems with any products bought from the RNIB or any other Company then you can ask for help from a team of volunteers.
RNIB Tech Support Team.
Lots of Scottish tunes in the midi format which you can listen to or download.
Scottish Midi Music.
A list of online shops mostly in the UK.
Find out what's on TV with these online guides.
TV Channel Guide.
Freeview Audio Description Listings.
UK Newspapers and Magazines.
If your local UK newspaper isn't on this list, I'll add it if it's available.
UK Newspapers and Magazines.
A selection of Government and other interesting websites in the UK.
Find the facts in the free online encyclopedia.
Wikipedia, the online Encyclopedia.
If you're having problems with Google Instand then use the Google Accessible Search.
If you would like to contact or send me feedback about the website, please
Click here to contact me.
This page was last updated on May 18 2013.
Website designed by Tom Lorimer © copyright 1999 - 2013.
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