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    How RNIB is seeing differently

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    RNIB has a new look aimed at raising its profile and changing the way the public often perceives people with sight loss.

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    Happy Anniversary RNIB!

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    From a well-known yellow bear to a keen gardener, Connect showcases some of your amazing stories as part of our 150th celebrations.

  • Historical black and white photo of an RNIB employment kiosk

    Back to the future

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    Dan Fisher, Head of Strategy and Planning at RNIB, explains how the charity’s past has helped shaped its future.

  • Gareth in a street in Japan, smiling at the camera

    Life with a rare eye condition

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    Connect Community member, Gareth Brannigan shares his experience of living with a rare eye condition. Gareth talks about how it affects his vision, his day-to-day life and why it hasn’t stopped him from living life to the full.

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    Dear diary, today I got my cataract removed

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    Last month Geoff Smith had a cataract removed. Geoff kept a diary of his experience and takes us with him, every step of the way.

  • How I See with Stargardt disease

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    “How did you get it?”, “Can you get stronger glasses?”, “Is everything blurry?” These are just a handful of questions Keith Ruston’s asked about living with a sight condition. Keith explains what it’s like living with Stargardt’s.

  • How volunteering changed my life

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    To celebrate Volunteers’ week (4 - 10 June 2018), mum of three Tafsila Khan tells us why volunteering with RNIB helped her find a new lease of life after sight loss.

  • 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

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    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.

  • Women talking over a cup of coffee

    The Big Connection 2018

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    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

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    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.

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