Partially sighted and profoundly deaf. It doesn’t stop Kevan Bean from living a full life!

Kevan Bean has only 6% sight and is also profoundly deaf yet it hasn’t stopped him from living a full life AND partaking in sport. Kevan enjoys bowling and represented Wales in the World Outdoor Championships for Vision Impaired Bowlers in Kuala Lumpur in 2004. On that occasion Kevan brought home a silver medal. At […]

Centenarian raises over £500 for Sight Cymru!

Elthel Woodward who lives in Swyffryd recently celebrated her 100th birthday. Congratulations Ethel! Always thinking of others Ethel asked friends and relatives not to bring presents to her celebrations – instead she wished to make a donation to Sight Cymru as she knows that the monies will be spent locally to help other people suffering […]

December 2012 News

Goggles Get Active and Creative! ‘’Goggles’’ is an activity club for children and their siblings, age four to sixteen years, who have a visual impairment. The club meets every fortnight on a Saturday afternoon to try out new activities, have fun and create friendships. Recently members of the club have taken part in a range […]

November 2012

Working with Minority and Ethnic Communities Training the Trainer course on prevention of needless sight loss in minority ethnic communities in Wrexham The course was organised by Sight Cymru and delivered by Nirmala Pisavadia on 22nd and 23rd November 2012 at AVOW (Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham). It was a huge success and was […]

October 2012

BME News After running successful “Training the Trainer’ Courses for Prevention of Needless Sight Loss in Minority Ethnic Communities in Cardiff, Swansea and Newport, Sight Cymru is now planning the next one in Wrexham. We are delighted that Lesley Griffiths, AM for Wrexham has very kindly agreed to present the certificates to the Trainers on […]

Resource Centre News

Our Resource Centre is now able to demonstrate many of the useful features of the Apple ipad and Macbook computers. Apple includes assistive technology in its products as standard features. For example screen magnification VoiceOver and screen-access technology, for the blind and visually impaired. Contact our resources centre to make an appointment with one of […]