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We took the Sunu Band, a wearable assistive device, on a test drive to see how it can support people with sight loss with their mobility and independence.
Read our handy guide to find out everything you need to know about the Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI).
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.
Our Enablement Officer for the borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, talks about her day-to-day duties supporting people living with sight loss in the local area.
As the pandemic lockdown restrictions across the UK are eased, we discuss tips for how people with sight loss can prepare themselves for the 'new normal' in our towns and cities.
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.
As lockdown restrictions across the UK are eased as part of the roadmap to recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, we discuss how people with a visual impairment may need support.
Top tips to businesses and venues that are re-opening after the Covid-19 lockdown on how to support visitors who are visually impaired in our new socially-distanced world.
Teachers are preparing for children to return to classrooms during Covid-19 - our guide should help you consider how you can better support children with a vision impairment.
Parents of children with a vision impairment may have concerns over the return to school during Covid-19; this guide is designed to give peace of mind during uncertain times.
Our counsellor discusses how primarily, working with blind and partially sighted clients is rooted in supporting the issues connected to bereavement and its stages of grief.
Mark, a qualified Sports Therapist, discusses some tips and techniques for 10 stretching exercises you can do at home, to support your health and wellbeing.
The Covid-19 outbreak has had a significant impact on the way we live our lives, so we consider ways to look after your mental health at this challenging time.
Our Senior Rehabilitation Officer, Simon Merrills, shares his top tips for helping a visually impaired person with their shopping, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.
Getting connected with family and keeping informed has never been as important as it is during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read our blog about the technology that can help.
Most children will now be learning from home during this period. Follow our tips to find out what is right for you and your visually impaired child during this time.
Aaron has complex needs. Rather than speech, we use TACPAC - a fantastic approach using touch and music to help communication and social skills.
Nic, Disability Support Officer shares her top tips for promoting independent travel for people with disabilities.
Kate Nattrass, our new Enablement Officer based in Oldham tells us more about herself and the work she'll be doing in Oldham.
Tony McGrail, Dispensing Optician and Low Vision Practitioner at Wallwork Opticians in Swinton, tells us about the benefits and outcomes of having a Low Vision Assessment.
If you’d have told me in 1985 I would still be working for the same organisation 30 years later, I’d be amazed!
Support worker Bill shared with me his approach to supporting Andrew, and how sometimes it can be best not to help…
Our physiotherapist Lee at Henshaws College shares an insight into his role and how he's making a real difference to young people with disabilities.
The volunteers at the Henshaws Hospital Desk are back to share more stories of their experience of volunteering at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
Hi, I’m Claire and I’ve always loved fashion. When the opportunity arose to support Henshaws whilst doing what I love, I jumped at the chance!
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