Infosound is a free rolling information service for blind and partially-sighted people living in Great Britain. Comprising roughly 25 different audio items and, in total, lasting for about an hour, it is updated at least once a week – often far more frequently – and it contains information about daily-living products to help living with vision-impairment, interviews with charities and other organisations offering help, support and advice about living with sight loss, news of events and services and more general topics affecting blind and partially-sighted people in Britain.

 

Subjects covered include products, benefits, holidays, mobility, daily-living, housing, employment, training, leisure, sport, money, social events, consumer matters, hobbies and relevant issues of the moment.

 

Importantly, Infosound also welcomes contributions from vision-impaired people who can phone in to record a hint, a tip, an item of news or information or a comment.

Publications

Infosound has 3 publications listed.

  •  Infosound

 Description:  A free rolling information service for blind and partially-sighted people living in Great Britain. Comprising roughly 25 different audio items and, in total, lasting for about an hour, it is updated at least once a week – often far more frequently – and it contains information about daily-living products to help living with vision-impairment, interviews with charities and other organisations offering help, support and advice about living with sight loss, news of events and services and more general topics affecting blind and partially-sighted people in Britain.

 Subjects covered include products, benefits, holidays, mobility, daily-living, housing, employment, training, leisure, sport, money, social events, consumer matters, hobbies and relevant issues of the moment.

 Publication frequency: Weekly

  •  Infosound London

 Description: This is a free rolling news and information service for blind and partially-sighted people in the Greater London boroughs and elsewhere within the M25 motorway.

 Comprising several audio items and, in total, lasting for about 15 minutes, it is updated at least once a week – often far more frequently – and it contains information about services for vision-impaired people in and around the capital as well as events and other items of information specific to those in the capital region who live with sight loss.

 Publication frequency: Weekly

  •  Infosound monthly CD compilation

 Description:  This is a free, non-returnable, monthly audio CD compilation containing recent audio items from the Infosound service of news and information for Great Britain and posted to anyone in the British Isles who requests it.

 Listeners who live in any of the Greater London boroughs or elsewhere within the M25 can also hear, on the same CD, a selection of some of the more recent items that have appeared in the Infosound London bulletin.

 Publication frequency: Monthly

Contact Details

Contact name:  Roland Myers

Telephone:  03000 111 555

Website:  http://www.infosound.org.uk/