News and updates from London Vision
Blind in Greenwich – local community organisation
London Vision is excited to be working closer with groups like Blind in Greenwich, a peer support and social activity group for blind and partially sighted people and others affected by vision loss, based in Greenwich.
Blind Ambition takes over the Working Age Forum (WAF)
Blind Ambition is pleased to announce that it will be taking over the running of the Working Age Forum (WAF) going forward.
London Vision Information Day in Woolwich
London Vision held its first Information Day on 13 April 2022, at the Clockhouse Community Centre in Woolwich. Read this piece to find out which organisations were there and future plans!
The stress of travelling to work as a blind person
April is Stress Awareness Month, and Hassan Khan has written about the stress of his everyday commute to work, and what helps him manage it.
Former intern Renu Walia becomes RNIB’s 100th ECLO
Former London Vision intern Renu Walia recently become the RNIB's 100th Eye Clinic Liaison Officer. Learn more about how the internship helped her secure this role in this new piece.
Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month – Bhavini’s story
Bhavini Makwana was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa at 17, and she draws on her lived experience of the condition in her work and volunteering.
Retinitis Pigmentosa and data visualisation – Ashfaq’s experience
February is Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month, and Ashfaq Azim has written a blog for us exploring his career and life with RP.
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.
The third Monday in January is Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year (apparently). To counteract the gloom, we've put together some suggestions to make it a bit jollier!
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.