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
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 and Mental Health So….. I haven’t posted any blog updates for quite some time, Many reasons for this, some of which were: Me blogging about sight loss and how I feel – does it actually matter to anyone else but me? I haven’t got anything to say that hasn’t already been said inContinue reading Sight Loss and Mental Health
Around 97% of blind/visually impaired people do have SOME residual vision. therefore, these people, can actually use technology such as phones and computers. It is sad that some people see this as the visually impaired person is faking blindness
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People can be so amazing when they need to be, and the kindness they show make you realise that The World isn all bad! This is an account of my day and the wonderful people I met along the way
Travelling on public transport with a visual impairment, for me so far has been a very positive experience, much better than I ever expected. Yes, there has been the odd let down, but thats life. I am very thankful to Public Transport Staff for their amazing assistance.
People often think that I am being rude. Seriously (most of the time) I really am not – I just cannot see you
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 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