Amira’s Story
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Amira’s Story

Amira is part of our Sightlife group, a group which is currently made up of people with sight loss from BME communities in the Cardiff and Newport area. The club meets once a week via Zoom (due to current  COVID restrictions) and they carryout a range of online activities. The clubs are a great mechanism…

Hazel’s Story

Hazel very kindly shared her story with at our 2021 AGM (Annual General Meeting). This is what she had to say… “Thank you for inviting me to talk about the excellent rehab service I’ve received recently from Diana Evans, based in Sight Cymru. I know and recognise many of you as I was a trustee…

16 Ways to Boost your Mental Health at Home

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…

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…

Supporting People with Hearing or Sight Loss
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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…