Success stories

RNIB provide help and support to blind and partially sighted people in the work placeRead or listen to success stories of blind and partially sighted people in employment.

Audio stories

Listen to some personal stories in our audio stories section.

This IS Working - personal stories

We have compiled a series of personal stories that showcase blind and partially sighted people working in a range of occupations. Check out This IS Working.

Brenda's story

Visit the Skill website to read Brenda’s story about the ups and downs of training to become a teacher. Includes a video.

Liz's story

Liz began to lose her sight three years ago due to diabetic retinopathy and was concerned how her employer would react to her becoming partially sighted. Read how Access to Work helped her.

Steph's story

Steph lost her sight in her twenties when working in the fashion industry. She is now a self-employed entrepreneur who runs two award-winning businesses.

Steve's story

Steve is a HR manager. Read how Access to Work helped him.

Margaret's story

Margaret teaches students to sing. Read how Access to Work allowed her to stay in work.

Frank's story

Frank is self-employed after deciding to take early retirement. He now runs his own catering business.

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Our Helpline is your direct line to the support, advice, and products you need to face the future with confidence. If you or someone you know has a sight problem, our specialist advice workers can help.

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