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Living with blindness

Travelling, running their home or a major company, or navigating daily life, people who are blind or partially sighted can do almost anything. They just do it differently. In this section, learn more about how people who are blind live and thrive. 

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Library services for people who are blind

Access a world of books and information through specialized library services in your community.
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Braille

Braille is a system of raised dots that people who are blind can read with their fingers. Learn more about braille.
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Reading

Discover different ways to read when you’re blind or partially sighted.
Young man starts walking up an outdoor staircase with his white cane. A young woman assists him to find the railing.

Rehabilitation services

Learn more about vision loss rehabilitation.

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Technology

Mobile phones, tablets, wearables, apps and other innovative digital tools are game changers in every part of life for people who are blind. Learn how accessible technologies offer unprecedented levels of information and independence.