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31 Cooking Tips

By Rona Smith. When it comes to independence, cooking is a crucial skill that blind and visually impaired people must learn. But the kitchen can be a very visual environment. So how do you master this potentially difficult and dangerous part of everyday life? Rona Smith has compiled a list of tips that can help. …

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Questions related to Eye Health? Ask the Expert!

This Eye Health Week we’re launching our new series ‘Ask the Expert’. The treatment of eye conditions has changed radically because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with many patients confused about how their own treatment will be handled. To help address these concerns and the lack of readily available information for patients and their families, we’re …

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Getting back to work

By Nathan Tree On Tuesday 18the of August, Peter White discussed on BBC Radio 4’s ‘In-Touch’ program the implications for blind and visually impaired people going back to work as restrictions on the COVID-19 lockdown begin to lift and workplaces start to reopen. This coincides with recent news that the UK Government are encouraging businesses …

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Sighted guiding

Go ahead given for sighted guiding in England

The RNIB have announced that sighted guiding with a person outside of your household is now permitted following guidance from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). To find our more about RNIB’s campaign and their advice on how to stay safe follow the link below: https://www.rnib.org.uk/news/campaigning/sighted-guiding-england-guidance Watch our video below created in conjunction …

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