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Vision Fund grants: March 2021

The Vision Foundation is proud to announce the roll-out of more than £260,000 to local projects across London....

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Touch Tours – Getting hands on with theatre

What is a Touch Tour, and why is it important to provide access to an audio-described performance? Learn more...

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Research Study: Sight Loss and Employment

A research study conducted by the Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research at the University of Birmingham aimed to understand the employment factors for people living with sight loss....

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Focus on employment – a personal view

The Vision Foundation's Centenary Appeal Manager, Monica Smith shares her employment experience as a visually impaired person....

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Five facts about braille for World Braille Day

The 4th of January marks the birthday of Louis Braille, the creator of braille. Find out more about braille with these five interesting facts....

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In Conversation with Rt Hon Lord David Blunkett

For our first “In Conversation With...” virtual event our Vice President Lord Blunkett discussed the highs and lows of his political life and his aspirations for the sight loss community....

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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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Coming out of lockdown

Our first virtual webinar welcomed 50 participants from organisations working with blind and partially sighted people to get a better understanding on how to navigate coming out of lockdown....

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Volunteers’ Week

This week (1st – 7th June) marks the annual Volunteers Week. Although we'll be celebrating it under very different circumstances to previous years, we want to shout out about the fantastic people who volunteer with us....

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COVID-19 Living in a Lockdown

New research carried out by the Vision Foundation shows that the lockdown is compounding the exclusion, isolation and anxiety already faced by many blind and partially sighted people....

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