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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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking into the distance
Jonathan has been using a monocular to help see things in the distance for 40 years. In this blog he explains how to get the most out of these vision aids and how to find cheaper options online.
Managing Sight Loss: Renu’s perspective
Since Renu joined London Vision, she's been attending and hosting Managing Sight Loss sessions. In this piece she talks about how the sessions have helped her.
Albinism Awareness Day: Jonathan Huxley profile
London Vision speaks to contemporary artist Jonathan Huxley about his life in art for Albinism Awareness Day 2021.
National Volunteers’ Week 2021: Charmaine’s story
London Sight Loss Council member Charmaine writes about her volunteering experiences for National Volunteers' Week 2021.