Daily Living Skills

Mobility and daily living skills are essential to maintaining independence after sight loss. Our resources look at some of the key skills involved, such as communication and using mobility aids, as well as how to cope with some of the emotional elements of sight loss, such as grief and bereavement.

  • Photo of bus hailer
    Blog

    How to Use Bus Hailers

    Posted Oct 2023
  • Mark Belcher, Head of Enablement at Henshaws, brailling the ballot papers
    Blog

    Voting with sight loss: Our ultimate guide

    Posted Apr 2023
  • Do blind men sit down to pee?
    Blog

    ‘Do blind men sit down to pee?’

    Posted Aug 2022
  • Do blind men sit down to pee?
    Video

    Do blind men sit down to pee? 

    Posted Jul 2022
  • Alice sat at a desk with a Perkins Brailler in front of her. In front of the Perkins Brailler, from left to right, are the Hable One, a refreshable Braille display and an iPhone. To the left of the image is the text "My Braille Kit" on a pink background.
    Blog

    Alice’s Braille kit: Useful Braille devices

    Posted Mar 2022
  • Hands using a high contrast keyboard with yellow keys
    Blog

    Safety tips for visually impaired work places

    Posted Feb 2022
  • What do different white canes mean? Two men sat outside with one displaying his his cane
    Blog

    Mobility Canes: The Definitive Guide

    Posted Nov 2021
  • How to use a sighted guide.
    Video

    How to use a sighted guide if you’re visually impaired

    Posted May 2021
  • Household hacks
    Video

    Household solutions: using pegs and bands

    Posted Apr 2021
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