More information and useful links

A selection of useful websites that give more information on seeing websites. You will be taken to external sites when selecting any of the links in this section.

Links to organisations directly related to vision impairment:

The AbilityNet website has information, factsheets and step-by-step guides on approaches and technology to help with vision impairment.

The British Computer Association of the Blind is a self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users. This website contains a lot of useful IT-related information.

The Royal National Institute of the Blind website includes a wealth of information on all aspects of vision impairment, including computer access and other technologies

Choose your operating system

Apple Mac

Links to other useful sites:

This section of the Apple website contains information on all aspects of disabled access to the Macintosh.

This is the links page on the RNIB website and is a comprehensive list of UK vision related organisations, access technology suppliers and trainers.


Magnification software for Linux

KDE Magnifier

Information about magnification for low vision users.

Screen readers for Linux

Other useful sites - Linux Accessibility Projects

A project in the UK has been set up to create a centralised database and support network for Open Source Assistive Technology and their site at is under developement.

A wealth of information about many of the accessibility features available for Linux can be found online at: or