Fazilet Hadi our Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Advocacy explains, as a blind person using a cane, why keeping fit by briskly walking down the street is just not an option for her.
We review the Queen's Speech and pull out announcements of interest to RNIB.
Natalie Doig, our Bedfordshire Volunteer Campaign Coordinator, has shared her experiences of using a symbol cane and her journey in becoming a cane user.
Hayley has shared what a couple of days in her life are like as a long cane user. It’s often emotive and heart warming and shows the barriers that cane users face everyday getting out and about.
Bernie Reddington, our Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in Norfolk, tells us about the obstacles she’s faced when going to job interviews, her struggles with Access to Work, and what she thinks needs to change.
One of our campaign volunteers in the South East shares her experience dealing with lack of understanding from staff in her local Jobcentre. She tells us why she thinks people need to take this chance to tell the Government how blind and partially sighted people can be better supported into work and while in work.
Sarah Leadbetter, our Volunteer Campaign Coordinator in Leicester, tells us about the help and hindrances she met on her journey to running a successful business.
Being a vision rehabilitation officer is a varied job, you have to think on your feet, make instant decisions and respond to the different needs of very different people. In this diary, a vision rehabilitation officer, shares a snippet of a day in their life for one week.
Peter from Nottingham got in touch with us when he was struggling to get access to cataract surgery earlier this year. Peter tells us about his journey getting the surgery he needed and why the new cataract toolkit will help people get the care they need.
Jess Hall, our Assistant Policy and Campaigns Officer for Access to Treatment, shares some great news about a new eye treatment.