Childhood and adolescence:
We cooperate with schools of every order and degree for the admission of students with impairments, with families, educators and local authorities for the assignment of the home assistants with educational functions and for the supply of large printed , braille texts and specific devices, with other private and public authorities to encourage student’s personal independence, with the tyflotechnical center of Pesaro managed by MRS Nicoletta Grassi and reading and writing braille courses held by MR Armando Giampieri.
Access to work
Access of young blind students to professional courses for telephone operators and therapist of rehabilitation; support activities in the research and in the first steps of the access to work; we cooperate with specialised institutions for the professional updating of blind workers (in the province of Ascoli Piceno , 49 of them are employed).
Contacts with municipalities and local health authorities for the different ways of assistance;
Daily listening activities held thanks to the presence in the center of our partners and volunteers.
Fiscal and retirement assistance
Daily information desk for sanitary requirements needed for the civil blindness recognition, of the invalidity and the recognition as disable people according to the law 104/9;
Daily information desk for pension treatments and fiscal supports ;.
Activities of information and support to obtaining the fiscal facilities (4% VIP and tax return for the purchase of blind technical specific devices , including computer, mobile and land phone , radio, TV and different types of electrical appliances, the purchase of the car by the person with visual impairment with 4% VIP and free stamp duty
Free reddit declaration ( for the families of our members the price is €7.50);
Draw up of Isee, RED and ISEU patterns.
Support for the request to the Local Health Authority for customized courses of orientation and mobility;
Paper works and connections with the coaching schools for the assignment of guide dogs.
Facilitations for the transports
Support for the request to the municipality of residence for the issuance of the handicap placard ;
Special concession3: Issuance of the railcard which allows the blind person to make use of the following facilitations: if he/she is accompanied he/she will have a -50% discount . This means that since only one ticket is issued, it will be payed by one person instead of two tickets.
Books, journals and further accessible material
Supplies and loans
The access to culture and to information from people with visual impairments is one of the most primary aims of our association. For this reason, we constantly support each member in the research and procurement of books and journals for study purposes and the free time.
Audiobook’s centre of the Italian Union of blind and partially sighted
It allows to download books in mp3 format after registering and sending the documentation attesting the visual disability . The registration has to be carried out through the procedure activated by clicking the related link below.
Evalues project of the Italian Union of blind and partially sighted
It allows to download digital texts after registering and sending the documentation which certificates the visual impairment.As for the Online Audiobook service, the registration must be done by clicking the related link which will redirect to the dedicated page.
Registration, adaptation and print
making your activity or your place accessible for visually impaired people
It permits to request accessible materials to people with visual disabilities, such as:
Braille printings like texts, labels, panels, restaurants menùs;
Tactile maps , figures in relief, audiodescriptions, transcriptions in italics, with adaptation to fonts and pictures for partially sighted people.
The service is provided after paying a contribution aimed at the refund of the expenses.