News and updates from London Vision
“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.
Managing Sight Loss sessions helped me learn new skills
Robin Davies explains how London Vision's online Managing Sight Loss sessions helped him learn new skills for living with sight loss.
Paralympic Games – my story
As well as being London Vision's Development Manager, Jonathan Ward is a Paralympic athlete, having attended four Paralympic Games. Learn more about Jonathan and his experiences of the Paralympics in this new piece!
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.
One year of the Managing Sight Loss course
We've been delivering Managing Sight Loss for over a year! Read this new piece to learn about the impact of the course, how many attendees have taken part and the most successful sessions.
Working Age Forum stories: My lockdown hobby
Working Age Forum member Eshita rediscovered her childhood photography hobby during lockdown - reconnecting with nature and the world around her with her iPhone.
Additional dockless bike scheme to hit London streets
A new dockless rented bicycle scheme is coming to London. This time it's carbon neutral and electric, but presents many of the same issues blind and partially sighted pedestrians have with previous schemes.
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.
London Sight Loss Council – June highlights
Check out what the London Sight Loss was up to in June - with highlights from National Volunteers' Week and engaging with London's e-scooter operators.
Cash acceptance reinstated across TfL network
Transport for London will be reinstating cash at nearly all the stations that became cashless at the beginning of the pandemic. This is a great outcome for blind and partially sighted Londoners.