Macclesfield Eye Society (Macclesfield Society for the Blind) is an independent, registered Charity, which was established in 1877. The Society aims to encourage independence, prevent social isolation and offer support and information to visually impaired people in the Macclesfield/Wilmslow/Congleton/Poynton areas.
The Society has approximately 780 registered blind or partially sighted members.
Drop into our resource centre
This centre, at 15 Queen Victoria Street Macclesfield, displays and sells a selection of daily living aids and specialised living equipment, including:
- Talking Clocks
- Microwave Oven
- Bathroom and Kitchen Scales
- An extensive range of magnifiers including specialised electronic magnifiers
- Computer Software
- Anti Glare Shields and Filter Spectacles
- Day light lamps
The Pebble HD is an electronic magnifier boasting a new HD camera providing a crisp, clear, colourful, high definition picture. A new ergonomic lightweight compact design makes it the perfect companion whether at home or on the go. Carry Pebble HD in your purse, pocket, or clip it on your belt with the included carrying case.
The only time you’ll know it’s there is when you need it!
For those looking to learn how to use a computer or to upgrade their computer skills, Macclesfield College provide one to one tuition with a specialist tutor to help people to achieve qualifications in I.T. using the screen reader JAWS.
JAWS speaks as you type and is also used to read documents, webpages, e-mails, etc. For further information please visit Computing for the Visually Impaired
Tel: 01625 422602