Srilanka Council for the Blind
No. 74, SLBC Building,
Tel / Fax
+94 11 2329564 +94 11 2399834
OUR ACTIVITIES & SERVICES
The Braille press and library service the only such service provided in the whole
of Sri Lanka.
Provision of Braille and Talking Book Library facilities to Blind/VI students in
13 residential schools in 13 districts including North and East.
Eye Care Service
Assisting the visually handicapped students pursuing higher studies.
Rehabilitation of the war blinded and the adult blind.
Providing assistance for self employment.
Death donation scheme.
Free issue of white canes.
Securing job opportunities for skilled blind rattan workers.
Training the blind in telephone switch board operating and computer operation.
Promotion of sport for the blind.
Blind Students Education Programme
Enhancing Psycho Socio Development
ICT Training for teachers and students of residential schools in the island.
Self studying computer aids programme.
Establishment of scholarship fund.
Improved access to resources such as Braille media. i.e ICT.
Community based children’s programme.
Provide Educational, audio and assistive devices to students.
Production of Braille materials.
Improvement of language literacy.
Development of creative performing arts.
Mass media communication course for Blind/VI persons.
Development of application of software for Sinhala Text to Braille and
Development of application of software for Tamil Text to Braille and
Low Vision Service
Participation at seminars/conferences/ work shops / courses etc., in
The Services hitherto provided which were based on charity, will in future, be based
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