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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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My name is John Higgs and I am registered blind. I have Macular Degenerative Disorder and Cones and Rods Dystrophy. I first experienced sight loss when I was 15. Prior to undertaking cane training, I was far less confident and 10 nervous, especially with public transport. I decided to undertake cane training to give me […]

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Annual General Meeting 2021

The trustees and staff of Sight Cymru are happy to invite you to the charity’s Annual General Meeting to be held on: 17th June 2021 at 2pm – 4pmOn virtual platform (Zoom) AGM Agenda: Introductions and Apologies Confirmation of the Minutes of the meeting held on 26th July 2019 Chairperson’s statement Update to charity’s constitution […]

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Supporting People with Hearing or Sight Loss

On Friday 5th March 2021 Sight Cymru and RNID held a joint webinar, entitled ‘Supporting people with hearing and sight loss’. The webinar took the form of a question and answer session and we took the opportunity to answer the most common questions we’re asked. After a brief introduction, Project Officer Esther Weller spoke about […]

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Celebrating International Woman’s Day 2021

As the 8th March is otherwise known as ‘International Woman’s Day’ we thought we would take a moment to celebrate some amazing women with sight loss who have achieved such inspiring things. Helen  Keller (1880–1968) Helen Keller was an American author, disability rights advocate, activist and lecturer and was the first deaf and blind person […]