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Guest blog: 5 Top Tips for making an accessible presentation and other ways for an accessible working environment

Chris has Cone Dystrophy, a rare degenerative eye condition. In this post Chris reflects on the contrasts of working through a pandemic whilst also losing his eye sight.   In my most recent article: Looking Beyond Vision, I wrote about...

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Rubab Rizvi

In this guest blog, Rubab Rizvi, Tax Analyst at KPMG shares how the use of digital technology has become a crucial part of her life and empowered her to pursue a career in finance despite living with a visual impairment....

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day – Mike Brace

In this guest blog, Mike Brace CBE, DL, former Paralympic skier talks about the use of accessible technology and how it can help overcome various challenges for blind and partially sighted people at work and in daily life....

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Making employment hopes a reality this Christmas

With concerns across the board about job security in this covid climate, we're prioritising projects this Christmas that enable blind and partially sighted to secure jobs and long-term employment....

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Global Accessibility Day 2020

How do you use a smartphone if you're blind or partially sighted? Tech-whiz, Khafsa, gives us the lowdown on how to make the most of your smartphone accessibility features. ...

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Blind mum hacks

What's it really like to be a visually impaired parent? This Mother's Day three mums give us their best advice and #blindmumhacks for getting through every challenge...

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Real Life Blind Dating

Joy is an active podcaster, a single mum, and is looking for love, or in her words “single and ready to mingle”. She is also blind. This Valentine’s Day she gives her views on the realities of ‘Blind Dating’....

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Myth-busting on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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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