"Why has your mummy got that stick?"

Post date: 
Wednesday, 24 January 2018

A new series of films aims to help people understand different sight conditions.

Each film in RNIB’s Understanding Sight Loss series features a different Connect community member who speaks about their eye condition and the affect it’s had on their life.
 

“I felt ashamed because I thought people wouldn’t accept me”

Bhavini Makwana works full time and is mum of two. She also has retinitis pigmentosa and is registered blind. Watch Bhavini tell her story and what living with sight loss means to her:
 

Meet Bhavini

"It is a bereavement, you are losing something that is really important in your life"

Jean Murphy is retired and enjoys keeping active with her husband. She also has glaucoma. Watch Jean tell her story and what living with sight loss means to her:
 

Meet Jean

"She keeps trying, she doesn’t give in"

Lily-Grace Hooper is eight and loves going to school. She was born prematurely and this affected her sight in a number of ways. Watch Lily-Grace and her mum Kristy tell their story:
 

Meet Lily-Grace

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