Information on this page is an alpha listing of Agencies, which provide adaptive technology and / or services and training for blind and vision impaired people in Queensland.
Against each Agency is a basic and brief description of the services they provide. This page has been compiled by the Queensland Blind Association Inc. to assist blind and vision impaired people either in a professional or personal capacity.
Please click on the information boxes below to display the content.
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Qld Low Vision & Blindness Products Specialist: Vivian Bell
Mobile: 0455 455 430
Blindness Products: Victor Reader Digital Talking Book Players (Stream & Stratus), BrailleNote Apex, VoiceNote Apex, BrailleNote GPS, BrailleNote Touch, Brailliant screen readers, ReadEasy Move 2, Trekker Breeze GPS device, Viewplus Embossers, Index Embossers, Duxbury, Window Eyes, Concise Oxford Dictionary & Thesaurus for Keysoft
Low Vision Products: Explore handheld magnifier range (3”, 5”, 7”), Prodigi Connect, Prodigi Desktop & Tablet Magnifiers, Readit Air, Readit Software, Zoomtext
Products: NVDA – Free screen reader for windows.
Address: PO Box 1100, Dundas NSW 2117
Telephone: 02 9680 0600
Mobile: 0409 228 941
Products: Document Magnifiers, Portable Document Magnifiers, Print Scanning/Speaking Systems for Vision Impaired, Large Print/Talking Scientific Calculators, Braille Embossers, Braille Displays, Braille Software, Computer Screen Reading Programs, Computer Screen Magnification, Ultrasonic Canes.
Blindness Equipment Specialist: Sam Taylor
Telephone: 1800 756 849
Mobile: 0420 355 996
Qld Low Vision Equipment Specialist: Aaron Richardson
Telephone: 0404 481 016
Products: Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier, Topaz Portable CCTV, Topaz Decktop Magnifier, Onyx Deskset XL CCTV, SmartVision Premium Mobile Phone, Pearl & OpenBook Reading Solution, Braille Sense Polaris, Large Print Keyboards, Magic Magnification & Speech Software, Zoomtext, Blaze Talking Book Player & Colour Identifier, Topaz Deskset OCR, Onyx OCR, Acuity Speech with Remote, Buzz Clip.
Contact: Peter Cracknell
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Please contact to arrange an appointment
Address: Suite 603, Level 6, Ladhope Chambers, 131 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill Qld 4000
Telephone: 07 3831 4894
Wide Bay District:
Contact: Margaret Vickers
Telephone: 07 4124 1883
Products: Desktop Magnifiers: ClearView C24 Wide View,Clear View C24 Wide View Speech, Magnilink Vision Basic, Magnilink Zip
OCR: Orcam Mye Eye + My Reader, Iris Vision, Mercury 12, Clear Reader
Portable Electronic Magnifiers: Clover 3.5, 5, 7 and 10 Traveller
Software: Jaws Pro + Home, Zoom Text Magnifier + Mag/Reader, Fusion Pro + Home, Dragon NS, Duxbury, Dolphin, Pearl w/ Openbook
Blindness: Mountbatten LS Whisperer, Braille Embossers/Writers, Elbraille, Focus 14, 40 and 80
Optical hand-Held Magnifiers: Lighting w/Magnifier
Address: Unit E1, Commercial Court, 130 Kingston Road, Underwood Qld 4119
Telephone: 07 3808 6833
Products: Alternative Keyboards such as BigKeys, BigBlue, Large Print Keys U See, Clevy and some Chester Creek, Alternative Mice, Claroread, PenFriend & Keyboard Stickers
Telephone: 1300 84 74 66
Products: Apple Products, Brailliant, Braille Note, Braille Sense, Clearview Desktop Video Magnifiers, Explore Handheld Electronic Magnifiers, iView Handheld Magnifiers, Pebble HD Handheld Video Magnifier, Perkins Brailler, Prodigi Connect, Ruby HD Handheld Magnifiers, Topaz Desktop Video Magnifier
WorkVentures Connect (IT)
Workventures Connect (IT)
IT Equipment Donations
WorkVentures Connect is in the business of turning ex corporate and government PCs and peripheral equipment into affordable systems for disadvantaged families, schools and not for profit organisations around Australia.
In order to be eligible to purchase a PC package you need to be in possession of a current Federal Government benefits card (e.g. aged pensioner, unemployed, disability pension, etc.). You will be required to provide details for entitlement purposes.
If you wish to donate a large quantity of IT equipment to WorkVentures Connect IT, their donation/recycle policy can be found at www.workventures.com.au or by calling 1800 112 205. Should the equipment not meet their specifications, the equipment is recycled in an environmentally friendly way.
Telephone: 1800 112 205
Pacific Vision, Quantum Technology and Vision Australia may have ex-demonstration stock on sale from time to time. Check out their website or contact them respectively for more information.