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Royal National Institute of Blind People – Scotland

The Education and Family Services Department promotes the interests of children and young people with sight problems and those who support them, from the point of diagnosis, on through the young person’s school, college and university education.

This department also provides a range of professional services throughout Scotland:

  • Advice and Support to Post–16 Students – including information on courses, colleges and universities and the Disabled Student Allowance
  • Technology Services – including information and hands–on training for parents and professionals in the most up–to–date technological aids available, assessment and training for children, young people and students and an equipment loan for schools
  • Political Representation – Members of RNIB Scotland are represented on various committees of the Scottish Parliament. They ensure that the interests of children and young people with sight problems are given full consideration when policy is being made.

Further information and contact details

Street Address: RNIB Scotland, 12–14 Hillcrest Crescent, Edinburgh, EH7 5EA

Telephone: 0131 652 3140

Email: rnibscotland@rnib.org.uk

Website: www.rnib.org.uk

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Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.