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Kerry and Becca talk life coaching

Having introduced myself to Vision Foundation's community in November 2021, where I shared my story of founding Balance with Becca, a Transformational Coaching business, I have since had the pleasure of coaching Kerry Firth through my Introduction to Transformational Life...

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Potential changes to the Elections Bill will further impact the independence and right to secrecy of visually impaired voters

A second reading of proposed changes to the Elections Bill is taking place on 23 February in the House of Lords. The current voting system is imperfect, with barriers to the independence and secrecy of blind and partially sighted voters....

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Audio description and our quest for an inclusive society

Charmaine Ashpole lost her sight suddenly four years ago, and after a long stint in rehab, the arts is what truly brought her back to her self. In this thought-piece Charmaine talks about the role of audio description in arts,...

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Researching the experiences of domestic abuse for blind and partially sighted people

Recent studies have shown that disabled people are significantly more likely to experience domestic abuse than non-disabled people. Despite this shocking finding, there is very little research looking into the experiences of visually impaired people specifically. We've partnered with SafeLives...

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Cubitts and Vision Foundation team up for Christmas

We've teamed up with modern spectacle maker Cubitts to develop a one of a kind lens cleaning cloth. Cubitts have partnered with us to create the ideal stocking filler. A lens cloth with the beautiful design from Mark Cousin's The...

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How does a blind person abseil down a waterfall?

Nothing is impossible Trust is a central part of all human relationships, including romantic partnerships, family life, medical practices, and so many more. If you don’t trust your doctor, it is much harder to benefit from their professional advice! But...

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Balance with Becca

I'm Becca Sandler, the Founder of a Holistic Wellness & Life Coaching business, Balance with Becca. I'm also a 25 year old woman living with sight loss due to a condition called Ocular Cutaneous Albinism. I have had this condition...

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Ian Davies becomes Vice President of Vision Foundation

With this appointment we are cementing a new relationship for years to come, as subsequent Masters of the Worshipful Company will also have the opportunity to take on the role of Vice President....

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Our response to Shaping Future Support: the health and disability green paper

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