NCBI To Hold Public Meeting For People Affected With Sight Loss

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THE National Council For The Blind Of Ireland (NCBI) is holding a public meeting in Tralee on September 6 in a bid to engage with people who are directly affected with sight loss.

The meetings are being held to  focus attention on the difficulties people who are blind or vision impaired encounter in their daily lives.

The meeting will take place at St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre Rock St  at 11am. Tea and scones will be served.  NCBI Services are based at Maine St , Tralee. There are 1,678 people who are blind or visually impaired in Kerry .

Sally McEllistrim, Communications NCBI, says; “Our Policy and Advocacy Department  is spearheading this meeting as  the NCBI wants to hear directly from people who are blind or vision impaired . Their vision for their future is important to us and we actively seek engagement with them . This forthcoming meeting is an opportunity for people with sight loss  to discuss  the issues that are  important to them”.

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