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by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Vision and vision problems
Topic: RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind)
Replies: 0
Views: 468

RNIB (Royal National Institute for the Blind)

http://www.rnib.org.uk/ A great source of information on visual problems for people who are blind, partially sighted or have low vision. The website has an online stop where a number of different types of items can be purchased and a section with factsheets on a variety of things, including a low vi...
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Vision and vision problems
Topic: Using your computer - simple steps make the screen easier to see
Replies: 0
Views: 461

Using your computer - simple steps make the screen easier to see

If you're using a computer that runs Microsoft Windows software (and most people do), then there's already some help within the Windows system to help you see the screen better. Simply go into the Control Panel: Start > Control Panel - and look for the item that says "Accessibility options", and you...
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Vision and vision problems
Topic: Using your computer - using the web
Replies: 0
Views: 478

Using your computer - using the web

If the text on web sites is a little (or a lot!) too small for you, there are a number of ways you can increase the size of the text displayed on web pages, and some web browsers (such as Opera and Firefox) allow you to zoom in on images as well. Resizing Text If you find the text is too large or to...
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Vision and vision problems
Topic: Lens-magnifying Glass
Replies: 0
Views: 452

Lens-magnifying Glass

A freeware software tool that allows you to magnify a screen area to different zoom levels (from x1 to x64). The program is an actual magnifying glass you can move around the screen using either your mouse or keyboard. The magnifying glass is pretty cool (you can have various looks for the magnifyin...
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Vision and vision problems
Topic: Dolphin Computer Access - screen magnification and screen reader software
Replies: 0
Views: 479

Dolphin Computer Access - screen magnification and screen reader software

Dolphin Computer Access sell a range of screen magnifiers and screen readers. Though they're rather pricey, they're very good, and are consistently highly rated by the RNIB.


https://yourdolphin.com/screenreader
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Hearing and tinnitus
Topic: RNID (Royal National Institute for the Deaf)
Replies: 0
Views: 919

RNID (Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

www.rnid.org.uk

Information on hearing loss and tinnitus and publications and equipment to make life easier.
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Hearing and tinnitus
Topic: Meniere's Society
Replies: 0
Views: 506

Meniere's Society

www.menieres.org.uk Meniere's Disease is a completely unrelated condition to IIH, but they do share some symptoms in common - vertigo, tinnitus, and deafness (deafness is rare with IIH, but some people with IIH do have some hearing loss due to IIH). The site's very useful because it has lots of info...
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Hearing and tinnitus
Topic: RNID Online Shop
Replies: 0
Views: 481

RNID Online Shop

http://www.rnid.org.uk/shop/

Equipment for deaf and hard of hearing people and people with tinnitus.
by iih
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Hearing and tinnitus
Topic: American Tinnitus Association
Replies: 0
Views: 444

American Tinnitus Association

http://www.ata.org/

Website of the American Tinnitus Association