Living with Sight Loss courses and phone groups

Have you been diagnosed with sight loss? Would you like to share experiences with other people in similar situations? Are you interested in finding out about services available to you?

Our free, informal, community-based courses and phone groups provide information, advice, support and practical solutions for people adjusting to sight loss. 

We’ll help you to adjust to your sight condition, increase independence and boost your confidence. You will also get the chance to meet and share experiences with others in similar situations.

These courses are for adults of all ages. Friends, family members or anyone close to you can also attend. 

What topics are covered in our free sessions?

  • Welfare rights
  • Getting out and about
  • Tips and gadgets for everyday living
  • Assistive technology – including tablets and phones
  • Eye health
  • Wellbeing
  • Leisure, hobbies and interests.
  • And hear about a range of helpful organisations and services out there.

How to attend

We run free Living with Sight Loss courses across the UK. You can attend a face-to-face two-day or four-day course. Two-day courses may be consecutive or over two weeks. Four-day courses usually take place over four weeks. You are welcome to bring along a family member or friend with you.