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.
This week, Michelle Baxter Wickham, Development Manager (Empowerment) at Thomas Pocklington Trust discusses the UK’s first parliament for blind and partially sighted people.
The Expert series returns this week. For the first in this programme Rachel Pilling, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, tells us about The Kindle Project – which is currently being piloted and aims to improve reading ability and school performance in partially sighted children.
Simon Labbett, Chair of the Rehabilitation Workers’ Professional Network and Jenny Pearce, Chair of the Rehabilitation and Low Vision Group of VISION 2020 UK offer their complementary perspectives on Rehabilitation in the sight loss sector.