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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.

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    Through the Lens

    Explaining guide dogs to children

    Posted May 2024
  • Mark holding a Sm@art Technology Button with Text that shows Revolutionary Road Crossing and Henshaws Logo
    Assistive Technology

    Sm@rt Technology: Revolutionising road crossings

    Posted Feb 2024
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    Children & Young People

    Are my parents sight impaired?

    Posted Apr 2024
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    Top 10 Home Adaptations for Visual Impairment

    Posted Sep 2022
  • Photo of bus hailer
    Daily Living Skills

    How to Use Bus Hailers

    Posted Oct 2023
  • Joanna, Henshaws counsellor
    Health & Wellbeing

    A guide to the emotional impact of sight loss

    Posted Jan 2024
  • Mark Belcher, Head of Enablement at Henshaws, brailling the ballot papers
    Independent Living

    Helping the sight loss community vote

    Posted Apr 2023
  • Reading Braille
    Life Hacks

    Our guide to creating accessible documents

    Posted Jul 2022
  • Text that says 'Charles Bonnet Syndrome' with Esme's Umbrella logo in the corner.
    Living with Eye Conditions

    Charles Bonnet Syndrome – The tide is turning

    Posted Feb 2024
  • Blister Tactile paving at a pedestrian crossing
    Out & About

    What do tactile pavements tell us?

    Posted Jan 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

    Explaining Access To Work’s online claims portal

    Posted Nov 2023
  • General

    Our disabled access guide to live performances

    Posted Nov 2023
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