The stress of travelling to work as a blind person

April is Stress Awareness Month, and Hassan Khan, London Vision's Project Coordinator has written about the stress of his every day commute to work, and what helps him manage it. Read more

Being a culture vulture in an increasingly accessible London

Today is Disabled Access Day, and Glen Turner (member of London Vision East) has written a blog for us, looking at the increasing accessibility of London. Read more

National No Smoking Day: The links between smoking and eye health

March 13 is National No Smoking Day, and there's no better time to think about quitting! Read this blog to learn more about the links between smoking and eye diseases. Read more

Living with Stargardt's disease: highlighting rare diseases on 28 February

28 February is Rare Disease Day, and we're focussing on Stargardt's disease. Hear from our Head of London Vision South East, Odette Battarel, about her personal experience of the disease. Read more

Keeping Lord’s World Class Tour with London Vision South East

On 29 January, London Vision South East took a group of blind and partially sighted people on a special tour of the legendary Lord’s Cricket Ground which was made possible by funding from The Primary Club. Read more

Time to Talk Day 2019

For Time to Talk Day 2019, London Vision's Digital Communication Coordinator Raymond Calamaan reflects on his experience dealing with his sight loss for the first time and how speaking about his sight loss helped him improve his well-being. Read more

Travel Confidence and Information Day at London Vision East

On 21 January, London Vision East held a Travel Confidence and Information Day for their members at their offices in Leyton. Guest speakers including Transport for London and Guide Dogs attended and talked about their services specifically aimed at helping blind and partially sighted people travel with confidence. Read more

London Vision’s 2019 strategy to strengthen the service provision for blind and partially sighted people across London

2019 will see London Vision establish itself as the first sight loss organisation dedicated to serving blind and partially sighted people across all of London’s 32 boroughs. London Vision is focused on forging a society in which blind and partially sighted people living, working and studying in London are able to access equal opportunities. Read more

Is braille being usurped in the fast-paced technological world?

For World Braille Day, our Head of London Vision East Masuma Ali has written a blog about how she uses braille in her day to day life and work, and how it works in conjunction with newer accessible technologies. Read more

London Vision East test out the Concierge service for people with visual impairments at Westfield Stratford City

Last month, a group of London Vision East members were invited to Westfield Stratford City shopping centre to test out the Concierge service, following the success of Purple Tuesday. Read more

London Vision East visits Madame Tussauds

On 15 November, a group of London Vision East members were invited to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum to review the accessibility of the building and its exhibitions Read more

Living with Charles Bonnet Syndrome

For the first Charles Bonnet Syndrome patient awareness day, Roger Cole from RNIB's Connect Radio Pure 70s and Pure 80s music shows writes about his experience of living with CBS. Read more