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 […]

Professionals Development Training – what we are doing!

One of the stated objectives of the charity is to increase the skills of workers in the sector. We believe that a well trained and motivated workforce means that people with sight loss in Wales will get a better, more professional service. As part of this objective we frequently run training sessions – free of […]

July 2012

Sight Support members voted to change the name to Sight Cymru to reflect the fact that the organisation works throughout Wales. Members from Wales Council for the Blind voted to change their name to Vision in Wales. They voted to change their governing document to entitle Sight Cymru to nominate 5 directors.

March 2012

Working with Wales Council for the Blind, Sight Support is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a major Big Lottery grant to help push forward an electronic Certificate of Visual Impairment in Wales. As part of the project, we hope to give people who lose their sight much faster and more accurate access […]