Archive for October 2013

Thank you from Read for RNIB

Thank you to everyone who took part in Read for RNIB 2013. On Friday, 11 October 2013 thousands of people across the country joined with us to help change the story for blind and partially sighted people. In London Waterloo train station we joined with celebrities and members of...

Rio arrives!

Read for RNIB and The Citizenship Foundation are excited to announce a brand new member of the Go-Givers team – Rio the partially sighted monkey! Rio’s story Launched in time for Read for RNIB 2013, Rio is the first fully accessible character for blind and partially sighted pupils. As...

Frank Lampard helps change the story

Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard has tackled a new challenge this week in aid of Read for RNIB this Friday. The footballer is one of a host of stars who are turning their talents to a recording of a very curious RNIB talking book. Frank took time out...

The Voice winner Andrea Begley is new Read for RNIB ambassador

Andrea Begley, the winner of the 2013 series of The Voice, was today announced as an ambassador for Read for RNIB. This took place as she visited Joseph Clarke School to lead a music workshop for a group of blind and partially sighted children. The amateur musicians, who ranged in...

Author Marcus Sedgwick supports Read for RNIB

Today we are excited to announce the release of “She Is Not Invisible” (from Orion/Indigo) by Marcus Sedgwick. Simultaneous publication The excellent news is that it has been published simultaneously in hardback, eBook (with text-to-speech), audio, large print (via AudioGo), and in braille and DAISY format (via RNIB) ensuring...

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