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Olivia Curno joins Claire Randall on BBC Radio 4 series

"A quarter of employers say that they would not be willing to make adjustments, despite Equality Act obligations..."   Vision Foundation Chief Executive, Olivia Curno joined Claire Randall on the latest episode of BBC Radio 4's "My Name Is..." series....

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Think Eye Smart This Summer

Vision really matters. This National Eye Health Week think about how you can best look after your eyes....

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Accessible holiday reads for your little ones

World Book Day provides a fantastic opportunity to share and celebrate your favourite book. With audiobooks increasing in popularity we explore some great titles for children....

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Disability Pride Month: Myth-busting with Monica

On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Vision Foundation Fundraising Manager, Monica Smith, busts some myths about what life is like for visually impaired people....

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Project Story: Look UK

With visual impairment being a low incidence disability in children and young people, often young people who are visually impaired find themselves struggling in various aspects of their lives. That could be with making friends, getting support at school, getting...

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Deafblind Awareness Week: Chloe’s Story

This week, 27 June to 3 July, is Deafblind Awareness Week. Did you know that over 400,000 people in the UK are living with combined sight and hearing loss? Deafblindness can affect anyone, and you can be born deafblind or...

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The Swim Serpentine Experience

Dive in this September with Hyde Park’s annual Swim Serpentine Festival. The Swim Serpentine will be taking place on Saturday, 17 September in London’s Hyde Park. The event is great for people of all abilities who have one thing in...

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Project Story: Blind in Business

In 2022, Vision Foundation provided Blind in Business (BiB) with a two-year grant of £20,000 to support 10 young people into employment per year. This year we also provided a Resilience Fund to help organisations get back on their feet...

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Happy Father’s Day

It's Father's Day weekend! We chatted to three incredible Dads who’ll be celebrating (and celebrated) this Father's Day. Vision Foundation's Director of Finance and Resources, Olly, Trustee, Amit and Regular Contributor, Chris are at different stages of fatherhood and have...

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Run for your life! 5 reasons why people take on marathons and why you should too…

This year, Vision Foundation is taking on two exciting running events; The Vitality Big Half (4 September 2022) is 13.1 miles, and the historic London Marathon (2 October 2022) is 26.2 miles. At both of these exhilarating events, runners will...

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