Alexia Sloane started composing music when she was 12 years old. Now, five years later, she is one of the country’s most talented young composers. She is the first female to win the Cambridge Young Composer of the Year and is the only blind member of the National Youth Orchestra. Here, she explains her story.
Connect member, Amy, shares her moving experience of living with Usher Syndrome, which was diagnosed when she was a teenager. She tells us how she was bullied at college and has now found a true friend in her guide dog, Bingo.
20-year-old Stephen Asher from Scotland shares his emotional story of being bullied throughout school because of sight loss and how he wouldn't go back to change a thing because now he's stronger than ever.
Looking for a fun activity to do with the family this Christmas? Sarah-Jane, a teacher from RNIB College Loughborough, talks through how to make scented decorations.
Being a university student is hard enough, but Keely Grossman has to deal with more than most due to being blind. Keely opens up to try raise awareness of sight loss among her sighted peers.
How did a baby born blind in a war-torn country become a top student at a world-leading university? Georgina Rannard and Hannah Gelbart from BBC News share Allan’s amazing story.
Joe Kenny, father of three, shares the joys of parenting with sight loss and the shortcomings of the health and social care system.
“When I hear my children talk about my sight to their friends, they always say that ‘Mummy’s eyes are not working.’ It’s just a fact for them, but it doesn’t cause a problem.” - Madleen
Our little Princess Lily-Grace was born in August 2008. She was our third child and much wanted little girl. It had been a difficult pregnancy. I was diagnosed with Preeclampsia and induced the next day. She was born weighing just 4lbs 10oz.
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