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Further Information

On this page you will find useful information including leaflets and newsletters 


For further information on services available for people with a visual impairment, please see the following leaflets:

VI 1 - Are you having problems with your sight?
A list of useful telephone numbers.

VI 2 - Are you, or is someone you know having problems with sight?
A list of useful telephone numbers.

VI 3 - Vane House Resource Centre
Information on the services available at Vane House.

VI 5 - Crown Street Audio Book Club
Details about the audio book club at Darlington library.

VI 6 - Darlington Social Club for the Blind
Information and contact details about the Social Club

Darlington Talking Newspaper

An audio service for the blind, visually impaired or those people who have physical difficulty reading a newspaper.

Darlington Talking Newspaper website [external link]

RNIB National Library Service

They offer a wide choice of fiction and non-fiction books in audio, braille and giant print for adults and children.

Telephone: 0303 123 9999

Travel and Mobility

If, as a result of your assessment by the rehabilitation officer, it is identified that you would benefit from training to assist you to get about more safely, then mobility training may be offered. As an alternative you may wish to discuss other options such as the Guide Dogs Association.

People with a visual impairment may be entitled to disabled persons car badges for use in cars in which they travel and also concessionary bus passes.

Useful Websites