More Scots will have to live with sight loss, conference hears – RNIB Scotland

23 May 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

A landmark conference will take place in Stirling today [Tuesday, May 23rd] to discuss how Scotland will cope with a projected increase in the number of people who are blind or partially sighted. There are currently around 170,000 people in Scotland with significant sight loss, and two million across the UK. Every day, around ten people begin to lose their

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RNIB Scotland: Scottish bus operators pledge to make travel more accessible for passengers with sight loss

19 May 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

A nationwide campaign to make public transport more accessible for blind and partially sighted people will receive a major boost today [FRIDAY, 19TH MAY] when the representative body for Scottish bus and coach operators endorses it.

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Championing vision awareness in autism services

12 May 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

Results from a collaborative project on autism and sight loss undertaken by RNIB Scotland, Scottish Autism and Edinburgh Napier University have been published in the Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and the Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. The work was funded by the Scottish Government as part of the Scottish Strategy for Autism. Improving health outcomes

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RNIB Scotland: Blind artist to hold exhibition of ‘genuinely audio-visual art’ in Edinburgh in aid of talking books

6 April 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

An Irvine-based artist who is visually impaired will launch a unique two-week exhibition in Edinburgh College of Art on Saturday [April 8th-22nd], using sound to add an extra dimension to his work.

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RNIB Scotland: Peebles schoolgirls to do 10-mile hillwalk to raise funds for ‘talking book’ for the blind

31 March 2017
Source: RNIB Scotland

Three 11 year-old girls from Priorsford Primary School have been motivated to raise funds for a ‘talking book’ for the blind after listening to a classroom talk by a man who lost his sight in his twenties.

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