News from the RNIB

News from the RNIB


Travel with confidence

Our updated Confident Living Travel guide is now available to download.

In this leaflet, we’ve put together information about travel services and the assistance that’s available

along with useful tips to help you get out and about confidently.

This guidance includes information on walking, public transport, community transport and travelling abroad.

If you would prefer a printed copy, you can order this through our online shop.


See Sport Differently

We’re working with British Blind Sport (BBS) to raise awareness about how more blind and partially sighted people

can get involved with sport and feel the benefits. Whether you’d like to try a new activity or join a club,

there’s lots of ways to get active and stay active. Browse the activities available near you, or find out more on sports specific to sight loss


World Mental Health Day

Browse our wellbeing resources


Santa’s busy writing

This year, we’re once again helping Santa send letters across the UK to children with vision impairment in their preferred reading format,

whether that’s braille, audio or large print. If you know a child with vision impairment who would love to receive a letter from Santa this Christmas,

please complete the form before 1 December.


To mark White Cane Safety Day this month (15 October), we’re sharing our Cane Explained video.White cane safety

Watch now to hear how people with sight loss use their cane differently.


What were you reading during Libraries Week?

One of the ways libraries support communities is by helping combat loneliness and improve wellbeing.

If you’re after some ideas on how to better look after yourself then have a look at our list of some of the best self-care titles.

You can get these titles in accessible formats for free by signing up to the RNIB Library


Living Well with Sight Loss

Starting on 22 November, this four-week Living Well with Sight Loss phone course includes information and advice on a range of topics.

You’ll receive tips on understanding benefits, staying independent, tips and gadgets for everyday living, eye health and other organisations and services that can support you.,KTGK,S2K8K,2HRJ8,1