In this Expert series piece, Joanne Dick, RNIB Vision support officer complex needs, and Dr. Janet Finlayson, Glasgow Caledonian University, discuss their research into Vision awareness training, and its effectiveness in increasing knowledge of the vision needs of people with learning disabilities, among health and social care professionals.
In this Expert series article: Julie Jennings, Manager of the Children, Young People and Families team at RNIB, discusses the type of queries the team gets, and how these help to shape the resources we produce.
Helen Lee, Prevention Manager at RNIB, discusses a pilot study testing glaucoma case finding when targeting people of African and Caribbean descent.
In this Expert series article Dr Kate Flynn, Researcher at RNIB, discusses how to get accessibility information into mainstream teacher training.
People with print disabilities face barriers to learning if their teachers aren’t aware of accessible curriculum materials – and yet currently, teacher training courses aren’t required to address accessibility.
This is the third and final of three linked Expert series articles from Guide Dogs examining factors impacting on the mobility of people with sight loss. Here, Dr. Lorna Marquès-Brocksopp, Research Associate at Guide Dogs, explores holistic well being and its relationship with mobility and rehabilitation.
This is the second of three linked Expert series articles examining factors impacting on the mobility of people with sight loss.
This is the first of three linked Expert series articles examining factors impacting on the mobility of people with sight loss.
In this Expert series piece, Dr. Michelle O'Reilly shares findings from research looking at early development in blind or partially sighted infants.
Sue Keil, Research Officer in RNIB's Children, Young People and Families team considers the different ways that findings from a national population survey can be used to tell us about the experiences of blind and partially sighted children.
Rebecca Sheehy, Older People Impact Team Manager at RNIB looks at new research showing that people with sight loss are more likely to have other health conditions. Rebecca also introduces two new factsheets on dementia and sight loss.
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