A new service for Visually Impaired People in your local area
My Guide is a joint project between Warwickshire Association for the Blind and Guide Dogs Association which aims to reduce isolation of Visually Impaired People living in your local community.
We are looking for Volunteers who are happy to train to become a Sighted Guide for a Visually Impaired Person in order to enable individuals to get out into their local community.Read more about My Guide – Volunteers needed
We are looking for Volunteers who will train to become Sighted Guide Assistants, to help individuals get around in supermarkets. If you can spare some time on a Monday morning and live within driving distance of the Shires Retail Park, why not give us a call.
More than 150 people will converge on the Grand Hotel, Leicester on June 28th for NN’s annual Open Day. The charity has chosen Leicester this year because it’s a recognised centre of expertise for nystagmus.
At the Prodrive Circuit, Kenilworth in aid of Guide Dogs
Atom 4 Eyes Blind Drive are organising a fantastic experience for all in aid of Guide Dogs on Saturday 5th July, at the Prodrive Circuit, Oldwich Lane East, Kenilworth.Read more about Atom 4 Eyes Blind Drive
The lack of audio visual (AV) final destination and next stop announcements on buses is a barrier to independence especially for blind and partially sighted people. Guide Dogs is campaigning to have AV installed on all new buses through its "Talking Buses" campaign.Read more about Guide Dogs: Bus Passenger Survey
A young man from Cardiff has used his personal experience of living with a visual impairment to start his own business which aims to support organisations to cater for the needs of visually impaired customers.
Research published online today (14 May 2014) by the British Journal of Ophthalmology shows that vivid hallucinations experienced by people with sight loss last far longer and have more serious consequences than previously thought.