Best of Connect

  • 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.

  • Image shows Ranjit mid-bowl at a Tenpin bowling session

    Is blind tenpin bowling up your alley?


    Keen tenpin bowling player, Ranjit Boparai explains how sight loss sparked his passion for the sport and shares some tips to inspire others to get involved too.

  • 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.

  • Elena Sommers

    The power of fairy tales


    Connect member Elena Sommers tells us about her ambitions and the recent publication of her fairy tale book.

  • Photo of people sitting down on a plane

    Simple solutions to make air travel more accessible


    Molly Watt, an accessibility blogger, talks about easy changes airlines can do to make travelling by plane more accessible for people with sensory impairment and other disabilities.

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