Blind and partially sighted, the majority of whom are older and may have other health conditions, can still access services from sight loss charity RNIB Scotland, whose main office is based in Edinburgh.
A conference of eye-health organisations meets in Glasgow to discuss implications of ageing population.
‘Communication Failure’ report is launched amid concern treatment might be compromised.
Matthew Nicholson from Fife even persuaded the author to include a character with disabilities named after himself.
RNIB Scotland urges Scottish government review to increase efforts to recruit more specialist teachers.