Tag: Blind

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New Sight Loss Sector Charter launched

A new Sight Loss Sector Charter was launched in November 2020 which puts blind and partially sighted people at the heart of the work of charities in the sector.

Sensory activity ideas for Christmas

Our Children and Young People's team have put together some sensory activity ideas to try out at home over the Christmas period with blind or visually impaired young people.

Tech Talk’s Top Tech of 2020

Find out what our Trafford and Oldham Tech Talk members voted as their favourite piece of technology in 2020.

Guide to COVID-19 scams

Commonly during crisis situations, fraudsters create lots of new ways to defraud their unsuspecting victims. We've put together a guide to current COVID-19 scams.

Track and Trace: An example of how it works

From 14 September, venues such as pubs and restaurants will be legally required to request contact details of customers as part of the Track and Trace initiative.

Dictation solutions put to the test

There are a number of dictation solutions available, but which one is the best? We thought we would try some of the most common versions side by side to see how they performed.

Out and about on the high street after lockdown

Mark discusses how shops and services have changed since lockdown restrictions eased, in order to help better inform visually impaired people of what to expect when they go out.

COVID InSights: Nina’s story

'COVID InSights' is a new series from Henshaws in which blind and visually impaired individuals share their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic through videos and blogs.

Introducing the Orcam Read

The Orcam Read is a handheld smart device that identifies, captures and reads text aloud. Richard from our Digital Team puts it to the test with some visually impaired people.

Life as an Enablement Officer at Henshaws

Kate, our Enablement Officer based in Oldham, explains her role in supporting the local sight loss community and the services that she delivers on a daily basis.

Henshaws feature on BBC North West Tonight

Henshaws were featured in a report by BBC North West discussing the issues facing blind and visually impaired people during the Covid-19 pandemic, including social distancing.

Why Daredevil is important

As with many fellow superhero fans I am currently hooked on Netflix’s latest release, Daredevil, and I discuss why it's so significant to have a blind superhero.