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Clarke touching his braille artwork

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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Chris, a Caucasian man, stands smiling in front of a sign that says Thames Path. He is wearing sunglasses, a flat cap hat and a backpack.

When is a junction not a junction?

On 29 January 2022 some changes were made to the Highway Code. If certain publications are to be believed, these changes make navigating the Arc de Triomphe at the height of rush hour whilst wearing a blindfold more preferable to driving...

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Becca a young woman with blonde hair in her mid-twenties is sitting at a desk with a laptop and a cup of coffee in front of her. She's smiling at the camera and wearing a blue shirt.

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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Becca a woman in her mid twenties with blond hair. She's wearing a bright yellow jumper and sitting cross legged on a sofa with a laptop balanced on her lap. Next to her is a mug, notebook and pair of glasses.

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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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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Image shows a group of blind and partially sighted graduates at an employment workshop funded by the Vision Foundation.

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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Anna and son

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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