Learn

Do you want to learn more about blindness? You might be an employer, someone interested in braille, a friend or family member of someone who living with sight loss, or perhaps you are a student working on an assignment. You've come to the right place.

 

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Discover braille and other forms of accessible information

Learn

Find out more about blindness, eye conditions or guide dogs, learn what accessible information means for a person who is blind or has low vision and discover some education resources which may help you teach others about blindness.

Information about blindness

Find out about eye health and eye conditions, discover why some people use canes and others use guide dogs and read some tips for meeting blind people.

Information about accessibility 

Explore the realm of accessible information for those who can't read print.

All about braille.

Information for teaching children and young people

Education resources suitable for children from years one to ten.

Information about our Guide dogs

Guide dogs act as the eyes for many low vision or blind New Zealanders. Find out more about their all-important job.

Information for the aged care and health sector

Explore tips about accessibility and helpful advice for working with and caring for the blind and those with low vision.

Information for businesses

Learn about our professional training courses available to teach your workplace about blindness awareness.

Careers at Blind Foundation

Are you up for a challenge? Do you want to feel like you're making a real difference in people's lives?
View current job vacancies

Latest news

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    Ask me anything!

    Board Chair Rick Hoskin takes to an online hotseat to answer NZ Herald readers questions. 30 Oct 2014

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    Free Macular Degeneration education seminars

    Macular Degeneration NZ will be hosting three more free seminars in Napier and Auckland to educate people about Macular Degeneration. 28 Oct 2014

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    Knowledge at your fingertips

    As part of this year’s Blind Week appeal, a group of AUT students and the Blind Foundation are encouraging the public to engage with braille through a supersized braille message at central Auckland locations. 24 Oct 2014