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  • New research on sight loss and earnings


    A new research briefing considers the link between sight loss and income. We consider personal and household income, payments from benefits and allowances, and gross monthly pay, in order to compare the position of blind and partially sighted people with the general population, and with other disabled people.

    Here are just a few key findings:

  • Find IT training in your area


    Do you want to learn computer skills? RNIB have developed a UK-wide database of learning providers that can offer training courses and skill development in IT and access technology for blind and partially sighted people.

  • World Blind Union launch employment resource


    Do you want help planning your career? The World Blind Union recently launched Project Aspiro - a career planning and employment website for people who are blind or partially sighted as well as service providers, friends and family, and employers.

  • Speak to an employment mentor


    If you are a blind or partially sighted person looking for work, or hoping to retain your job, it can be helpful to talk to someone who has been through the challenges you face.

  • 'Living with more vision and less sight' A collection of observations from a lemonade maker


    Ten years ago Steph Cutler heard the news she was going to experience sight loss and threw an 'I'm going to go blind' party!

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