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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 […]

What’s on in March…

Here are some of the great online events we have coming up in March…. Friday 5th March – Supporting people with hearing and sight loss webinar Friday 12th March- Vision of Science online event Friday 26th March- Beginners Welsh Friday 5th March– Supporting people with hearing and sight loss webinar Do you care or support […]

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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, […]

Cross professional collaboration study to investigate the value of monitoring chronic eye care conditions in the community.

We are delighted to announce that a multidisciplinary team have won a substantial Research for Patient and Public Benefit (RfPPB) grant from Health and Care Research Wales (HCRW) to investigate the “value” of monitoring chronic (long standing) sight threatening conditions in the community. Over recent years the workload on the hospital eye service in the […]

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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 […]