News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
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Blue Monday
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!
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    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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    Blue Monday

    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!

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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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    Have you had a poor experience visiting your eye hospital?

    Bhavini Makwana sits on Moorfields Eye Hospital's stakeholder group which works to improve patient experiences at the hospital.

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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.

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    International Day for People with Disabilities

    For International Day for People with Disabilities, London Vision has put together some ideas for engaging with disability rights around the world.

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    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!

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    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!

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    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.

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    Beyond Sight Loss – journey to charity status

    Beyond Sight Loss recently became a fully fledged charity - read this piece to learn about how the BSL team did it!