A one day training course enabling healthcare professionals to improve their knowledge of nystagmus has received accreditation from BIOS (British and Irish Orthoptists society). Delegates attending the day being run by Nystagmus Network can learn from some of the UK’s leading lights including ophthalmologist Jay Self, vision scientist Professor Chris Harris, Leicester researchers Rebecca McLean and Helena Lee, plus Cardiff University’s Maggie Woodhouse OBE.Read more about CPD recognition for nystagmus course
The Royal National College for the Blind are recruiting adults for the Residential Training Programme to start in January. The programme offers adults of working age the opportunity to train in a range of courses that can meet realistic working expectations, both for the trainee and potential employers. Read more about Are you have visually impaired and looking for employment?
Seeing Ear is a registered charity providing free online library of books in a flexible format for individuals who want to read but who struggle with paper books (due to blindness or visual impairment, dyslexia, or a physical disability). They are holding a poetry competition for under-18s who are eligible to use the library. It's free to enter and judged by children's poet Brian Moses. The prize is £150, and there are runner-up prizes, and all entries will be included in our competition anthology. Read more about Seeing Ear Poetry Competition