Our Digital Enablement Service helps visually impaired people get connected with tech (blog)
Our Digital Enablement Service is helping people living with sight loss to get connected through tech, and offers training with a wide variety of products and skills. During the pandemic lockdown, it has never been more important for us to help blind and visually impaired people get connected with the use of technology.
NHS COVID-19 app. What is it? How does it work? Is it accessible for visually impaired users? (video)
In this edition, Mark introduces the new NHS COVID-19 app - currently only available in the Isle of Wight. The app has been designed to potentially allow cases to be identified earlier and reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Learn everything you need to know about the app and how it works in this video.
Covid-19 and autism: A mum's perspective (blog)
Covid-19 has turned all our worlds upside down. It has separated families and led to loneliness, anxiety, and financial uncertainty. Many of us are at least able to understand the reasons why, and that ultimately, all which is hurting us now is for a greater good.
As a young woman with severe autism, Kate's daughter Tess has no such understanding.
12 top tips for shopping for a visually impaired person (blog)
At a time when visually impaired people may need more assistance than usual with their shopping, Simon (who has low vision himself) thought he would add his thoughts and ended up with these top tips for shopping for a person with sight loss.