Best of Connect

  • A sight loss adviser (also known as ECLO) talks with an eye health patient in her office

    Volunteers help signpost to sight loss advice service


    A new pilot has launched in the North of England to help raise the profile of the Sight Loss Adviser service with the help of volunteers.

  • Woman sat weaving at a loom whilst Queen Elizabeth II watches

    Help us celebrate our 150th


    Since RNIB’s launch in 1868, we’ve seen huge changes in the world for blind and partially sighted people.

  • Women talking over a cup of coffee

    The Big Connection 2018


    RNIB Connect’s annual community-led event, The Big Connection, is running this year from 31 May to 2 June 2018 across the UK.

  • Marsha de Cordava, MP, asking her first question in Parliament

    The MP


    Marsha de Cordova is the Labour Shadow Minister for Disabled People and is registered blind. Between meetings with constituents and colleagues, Marsha spoke to Connect about why she wants more blind people working in politics.

  • Lady Footballer

    From Ladies Football To Fundraising


    Connect member Laura Cartmill shares her story of how joining a ladies football team gave her the confidence to take on the challenge of a fundraising event for the RNIB.

  • Julian smiling in a grassy field

    The Big Blind Walk


    This April, Julian Jackson is embarking on the Big Blind Walk to help raise awareness of sight loss.

  • The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games Emblem

    What does it take to become a blind skier in the Paralympics?


    Meet the blind skiing team who are representing Great Britain in the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.

  • Marg Verdon steering the ship

    Life on the ocean waves


    Connect member, and intrepid sailer, Margaret Verdon, tells us about her adventures sailing the trade winds across the world's oceans.

  • "Why has your mummy got that stick?"


    A new series of films aims to help people understand different sight conditions.

  • “Acting more blind than we are”


    Have you ever been in a situation where you’ve exaggerated your eye condition? A blind YouTuber from the US addresses this topic and shares his experience in a recent video.

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