News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
  • Accessibility

    Accessible gaming tips from Natalie Doig!

    Keen on getting into video games but not sure which are best for blind gamers? Check out Natalie Doig's blog all about accessible gaming.

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    Braille Awareness Day – my life with braille

    Guest blogger Sarah Matthews writes about her experience of learning braille as an adult, and the useful role it plays in her life.

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    Stairs and visual perception

    Jonathan Ward has a long and eventful history with stairs, and has found that wearing a mask has complicated things further.

  • Accessibility

    The joy of listening to the spoken word

    Want to start listening to audiobooks but don't know where to start or which providers to choose? Jonathan Ward has been listening to audio books since the 70s - let him point you in the right direction!

  • Accessibility

    Christmas gift ideas

    Stuck for gift ideas? The London Vision team has put together suggestions for blind and partially sighted friends and family for Christmas!

  • Accessibility

    Step free access on the Transport for London network

    Transport for London is hosting a consultation on step free access: tell us why step free is important to you and which stations need to be prioritised.

  • Accessibility

    Unsure about how to offer assistance to blind people? Here’s how!

    As part of Blindness Awareness Month, London Vision's Liam O'Carroll and Jonathan Ward have put together some useful tips for assisting blind and partially sighted people while out and about.

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    Tips for travelling abroad when you’re visually impaired

    Thinking of going on holiday? Check out these tips and advice on travelling abroad when living with a visual impairment.

  • Accessibility

    Access refusal: a problem that’s not going away

    Bhavini pursued legal action for one of her most recent access refusals - the day it was settled, she experienced two more refusals. We are calling on sight loss sector organisations to pressure the government to make all access refusals illegal.

  • Accessibility

    Democracy Volunteers: Special election report

    Read Democracy Volunteers' report into experiences of voting for blind and partially sighted voters in London during the 2021 Mayoral elections.