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Volunteers Week – Brinda

eBay manager Brinda revists her time as a volunteer at the Vision Foundation and how she gained vital skills that set up for a paid role. ...

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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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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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Coronavirus – the Vision Foundation’s response

The Vision Foundation recognises that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on London's civil society groups, and we are offering reassurance that we stand with the sight loss sector during this time....

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