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Make your Business Sight Loss Friendly with our FREE training

As wonderful as it is that the world is starting to open back up, new social distancing measures create additional barriers for a person with visual impairment, making it increasingly difficult for people with sight loss to venture out into their community and access local businesses. Therefore now, more than ever, making your business sight […]

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16 Ways to Boost your Mental Health at Home

1)     Organise and de-clutter Why not use all this time at home to sort out that ‘junk drawer’, arrange all your paperwork or refresh your wardrobe. You could even sell some unwanted items online or donate to a local charity shop.  A clear, clutter-free space does wonders for our mental state. 2)     Fresh air Whether […]

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Sky Take Strides in Accessibility

The TV broadcaster and service provider Sky recently announcement an update which they have begun to roll out to their SKY Q customers across the UK. This update has great significance for any Sky customers that have visual impairments.  The key improvements include the much awaited ‘voice guidance’ accessibility option, which will act as a […]

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Completing the Census 2021

What is the Census and why do we need to complete it? The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and provides the Government with a better picture of the households and the people residing within England and Wales. This information allows them to plan more effectively and make more informed decisions when […]

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Accessibility with Alexa

From our A.C.E Officer Calum Briars. Since its introduction to the market in 2016, Alexa has become a household item used by millions worldwide. Of course, this is not a surprise at all, for a hand-sized speaker to have such clarity and functionality for a fraction of the cost of most speakers on the market, […]

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Lockdown Life and Me: A Collection of Poetry

My Poor Wife by Ojo Taiye for couples who died due to complications from Covid-19 do you think time will heal all wounds? what if our wounds do really heal? unspool a ribbon of air—my wife’s last breath. i just can’t go home when i am sober. i keep pressing the doorbell even though no […]

Celebrating National Picnic Month

Who doesn’t love a good picnic? And, as lockdown restrictions ease and we are greeted with (some) sunnier days, why not venture out to a local beauty spot, pack your favourite treats and get your picnic on. With eye health in mind, here are some of our top picnic picks: Sandwiches: Tuna, mayonnaise and sweetcorn […]