Benefits and Concessions for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Benefits Concessions for the Blind and Visually Impaired You may be entitled to some or all of the following benefits if you are visually impaired.   When someone is diagnosed with a visual impairment, it is a very daunting, and often life changing situation.  Performing everyday tasks that we once took for granted, suddenly become veryContinue reading Benefits and Concessions for the Blind and Visually Impaired

My visit to The Guide Dogs UK National Breeding Centre – Warwickshire

I was recently invited to visit Guide Dogs UK National Breeding Centre – Warwickshire. I hope you find my write up of interest and realise just what such an amazing life changing gift a Guide dog is to Blind and Visually impaired people such as myself. I would love to hear your thoughts

Sight Loss – Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions   I have been doing a lot of thinking these past couple of months, weeks and days.  Slowly coming to terms with loosing a large proportion of my vision.  It has been a roller coaster of emotions and self doubt. However, one thing has had a huge impact on me being able toContinue reading Sight Loss – Decisions, Decisions

White Cane Training

White Cane Training So, today I have had my first initial professional white cane training.  A few different words spring to mind as a result of this, and they are: Inspired, Confidence, Smiling, Relief and Enabled Why these words? Inspired, Because my general feeling of wellbeing (which has taken. battering since loosing some of myContinue reading White Cane Training