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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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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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Huntly Taylor FBDO becomes a 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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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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