With blind people always being portrayed as helpless, supernatural or inspirational in the media, blogger Alex Man speaks out to try dispel these misconceptions.
A blind student’s dream of getting behind the wheel has become a reality.
One evening I was reading a book in bed and suddenly entire words disappeared from the page. I was absolutely terrified. I opened and closed my eyes several times to try and focus, hoping desperately that the words would reappear. Unfortunately, they didn’t. I put the book down and closed my eyes.
Danielle Colcombe, Community Facilitator, attended Henshaws' 180th anniversary exhibition this month to recognise the amazing work of the charity.
Connect member, Wayne Witney shares his experiences of joining a theatre company, Unscene Suffolk which was founded for visually impaired people.
Community member Paul Stretton-Stephens talks about how a serious injury and losing his sight helped him discover his passion for the arts.
I count myself as having been very lucky in life despite a couple of knocks along the way. I left school, having attended 12 in total and served in the Royal Marines, and then became a Royal Military Policeman serving in different parts of the world.
A new mobile app that makes the real-time information at bus stops more accessible for people with sight loss is being trialled in councils across England.
From Egyptian ophthalmia to cataract surgery, a research project about the history of people with disabilities in England has revealed the interesting past of blindness. The Volunteer Research and Archive group from Liverpool tells us more.
Liz Frankland, a blind traveller, was worried she would never be able to explore the world, until she discovered a tour operator for people with sight loss.
We've all had the experience of flying in an aeroplane but what about piloting one yourself? Community member Urmila Sharma-Valand talks about what it was like to fly a plane with sight loss.