News and updates from London Vision

Here you can read the latest news, responses and press releases from across London Vision.
Charles Bonnet Syndrome Awareness Day
Greenwich Transport Forum
We held the first Greenwich transport forum on 8 June at the Clockhouse, and were joined by representatives from TfL and Greenwich Council. Read this piece to learn about the concerns that were raised during the meeting.
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    Charles Bonnet Syndrome Awareness Day

    Finding solidarity and support through Esme’s Friends

    Chris Ward joined London Vision's CBS support group and found the solidarity and community he needed to live with the condition.

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    Purple Tuesday and the WelcoMe App

    The first Tuesday in November is Purple Tuesday, and we're highlighting the WelcoMe App, a gamechanger for businesses wanting to increase their accessibility!

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    #BlindnessAwarenessMonth blind sport

    Croysutt Warriors profile

    London Vision travelled to a Croysutt Warriors training session to get an in person taste of goalball for Blindness Awareness Month.

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    #BlindnessAwarenessMonth braille National Braille Week

    Braillists Foundation – the go to Braille people

    To celebrate National Braille Week, London Vision spoke to Braillists Foundation about braille tech and the Braille for Beginners course.

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    Braille and me

    Liam O'Carroll writes about what braille has meant in his life and how it helped him achieve his language qualifications.

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    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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    #BlindnessAwarenessMonth sports

    Get into Goalball!

    This Blindness Awareness Month, get into Goalball! Check out this article in collaboration with Goalball UK and learn about opportunities in London.

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    London Vision has moved

    London Vision moved from its Pocklington Hub base within the BMA building in September 2021, and is now based at 3 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR.

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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.

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    Stargardt's Disease technology

    “How I feel, how I cope and how I adapt…” Stargardt’s disease

    Elise Heron is studying at university, working out at the gym and living her best life - all while coping with the impact Stargardt's disease has on her vision.