Khafsa sat at desk using access technology. Text: Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022

Global Accessibility Awareness Day: Accessible Tech

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is the annual awareness day focusing on digital access and inclusion for disabled people around the world. It takes place on the third Thursday of May each year. Everyone deserves a first-rate digital experience on...

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Q&A with Team Vision cyclist, Monica Smith

“It gave me a tingly, emotional feeling that was unforgettable” Vision Foundation’s very own cycling enthusiast, Monica Smith shares some pearls of wisdom about her RideLondon triumph in 2015.   [caption id="attachment_10355" align="alignnone" width="902"] Monica (left) and HRH The Countess...

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A visit to ‘The Paradis Files’

The Paradis Files is a brand new chamber opera delving into the life of pianist, composer and touring musician Maria-Theresia von Paradis aka The Blind Enchantress. A whirlwind of a production celebrating Paradis’ successes but also the dark twists that...

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Deafblind UK

We know that landing a job with a visual impairment can be difficult, add hearing impairment to that, and the difficulty is compounded. Just 4% of deafblind population aged 18-24 are in work, for the 25+ demographic that increases to...

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5 top tips for running the London Marathon

We know that running the legendary London Marathon can be quite daunting and there's a lot of preparation to do so we've compiled some helpful tips from our Team Vision alumni to give you a head start. Two of our...

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Journey By Dots – Braille Art Exhibition

Clarke Reynolds, the blind artist behind Seeing without Seeing, has launched his most ambitious solo art exhibition to date, Journey by Dots. Exhibited at Aspex in Clarke's hometown of Portsmouth, Journey By Dots offers a unique insight into Clarke's life....

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Gear up for RideLondon 2022

Tips and tricks to get you prepared for the big day! Amongst the excitement and adrenaline of preparing for a cycling race, there are nerves and worries that seep through your veins as you sit on your saddle at the...

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Amy and Friends

Amy and Friends was founded by Jayne, mother to Amy, the soul and inspiration of Amy and Friends. Amy was clinically diagnosed with Cockayne Syndrome at the age of 15 in Boston, USA after doctors in the UK were unable...

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Collage of 3 families. Photo 1: Zakariyah, a 15 month old baby with a wide smile on a toy bike. Photo 2: Charmaine and her two young daughters sat on a bench together. Photo 3: Monica with her three adult children, two tall men in their 20s and one petite woman in her 20s. Text: Happy Mother’s Day with some graphic flowers.

Happy Mother’s Day

It's Mother's Day weekend! We chatted to three incredible Mums who’ll be celebrating (and celebrated) this Mother's Day. Khafsa, Charmaine and Monica are at different stages of motherhood but share the experience of raising their children from a perspective that...

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J’s Employment Story

Entering the world of work can be daunting for many young people, but when you have a visual impairment it can seem like an impossibility. Our partner the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) aims to challenge that perception with...

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