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Learn with Henshaws Hints and Tips Library

Our Hints and Tips library is our home for articles, videos, tips, tricks and useful information. Whether you are living with sight loss, supporting someone who is or simply want to educate yourself, explore our helpful resources, inspiring stories and how-to guides to learn more.

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We’ve divided the Hints and Tips Library into different sections below to help guide you to the content you want.

  • Pink background wit Henshaws beyond expectations in white writing.
    Assistive Technology

    Henshaws Website Screen Reader Hacks

    Posted Sep 2023
  • young girl smiling in front of a sensory bubble tube machine.
    Children & Young People

    How to communicate with a visually impaired child

    Posted Jul 2022
  • using an afro comb to chop a tomato

    10 ways you can adapt your home if you have a visual impairment

    Posted Sep 2022
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    Daily Living Skills

    How to Use Bus Hailers

    Posted Oct 2023
  • boy and girl sitting cross legged in their home
    Health & Wellbeing

    Mindfulness activities for children with a visual impairment

    Posted Mar 2021
  • Mark Belcher, Head of Enablement at Henshaws, brailling the ballot papers
    Independent Living

    You have a right to vote – how we help our sight loss community

    Posted Apr 2023
  • Reading Braille
    Life Hacks

    Our guide to creating accessible documents

    Posted Jul 2022
  • Ann's Sight Loss and Volunteering Insight Story
    Living with Eye Conditions

    Ann’s Story

    Posted Jul 2022
  • Arthur testing the Rango in his garden
    Out & About

    Turn your cane into a smart cane with Rango

    Posted Mar 2023
  • Front page of the Access To Work online claim form. It features the question: 'What type of support are you claiming for?' with the options: Travel to and from work, specialist equipment, and something else. It also indicates that the person that this claim form is for is employed by Henshaws.
    Money & Benefits

    Breaking barriers: Access To Work’s online claims portal explained

    Posted Nov 2023
  • Lucy performing on a Steinway Grand Piano at The Royal Festival Hall; she is wearing a pink dress, and her teacher Daniel is sat with her.

    Disability representation on TV: The shows getting it right

    Posted Jun 2023
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