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Top tips for making websites and apps accessible to people living with sight loss and other disabilities, providing equal access and equal opportunity for all.
Appointments of any kind can cause worry and stress, especially when the appointment is for your child. Our top tips will hopefully help when you visit the eye clinic.
Hear from Lynne Nicholson, who is visually impaired and uses her smartphone and navigation apps to travel independently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some children may need to be motivated to learn at home, but there is so much learning to be done through play, crafts and games! Here are some ideas to try.
Maria, our Enablement Officer for Tameside, discusses mindfulness tips to try and overcome any negative emotions you may experience during lockdown.
Our Senior Rehabilitation Officer, Simon, shares his top tips for social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic if you are blind or visually impaired.
Mark discusses how his first thought on the announcement of the Covid-19 lockdown was getting his elderly relatives some connectivity with an Amazon Echo Show.
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.
Mindfulness can foster wellbeing, improve self-confidence and self-esteem, and provide coping mechanisms, which has proved to be beneficial to children with a visual impairment.
Tips to keep children with sight loss active at home, through sports and activities that can be done in the house or garden.
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.
Most info we gain about the world is through vision. This blog explores sensory learning and ways to encourage children to engage their senses and understand their world better.
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.
We outline our top tips for using technology to manage social isolation if you have a visual impairment.
For visually impaired people, managing and identifying money can be challenging. Follow our top four tips to help you handle your finances with confidence.
We review three solutions to make typing on the iPhone easier: Siri and Dictation, the Bluetooth keyboard and FlickType, explaining how they work and their pros and cons.
Board games are great. Finding accessible board games can be difficult. We took a look at the market to find accessible options for VI people.
We teamed up with Manchester CCGs to understand how visually impaired people access health services, and how they can engage the group better. We share our findings and top tips.
Sight loss can mask as dementia, and go undetected for years. We’ll guide you on how to spot the signs, and what to do next if you suspect that someone has sight loss.
We sat down with Arthur and Joan, two people who live with Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS), and discussed their experiences and advice for coping with the condition.
Our Manchester arts and crafts group leader Nina shares why tactile art is so important to her, and her tips for creating tactile art masterpieces yourself.
We've adapted last year's blog from volunteer and service user John, where he runs us through his top tips for hosting someone with visual impairments the Christmas season.
Kate, mum of Henshaws graduate Tessa, gives an honest account of her daughter's move to supported living and her top survival tips for parents whose disabled child is leaving home
Your home is where you should feel most comfortable and relaxed, but it may need some adaptations to make it safe to live in if you’re visually impaired.
Applying for and starting a new job is a nerve-racking experience for anyone, but can be extra daunting for visually impaired people. Our volunteer Tom shares his advice.
Henshaws Enablement team leader, Lisa Young, shares her five top tips for exercising with a visual impairment.
A lot of people worry about their personal safety when they are walking alone on a quiet street, but how much greater is that fear if you’re blind?
We share our tips on the key things to cover when planning an event to ensure your event is accessibility friendly, and how we applied these at the Henshaws Awards.
Nic, Disability Support Officer shares her top tips for promoting independent travel for people with disabilities.
Advice on shopping strategies for people with autism from Aimee Jackson, Autism Programme Leader at Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate.
John, service user at Henshaws Liverpool Resource Centre, runs us through his top tips for hosting someone with visual impairments this Christmas.
MacLife has compiled a list of the best Apps for people with sight loss, and we have chosen our top five from them.
Tom is our very own IT Technician at Henshaws in Manchester, and we’ve adapted his blog entry on the accessibility of Windows 10 into our ‘Top 10 Tips’.
With it being the summer holiday break, we wanted to share a quick round up of some fantastic resources we’ve found online to help keep the kids entertained.
Children with a visual impairment just need a little extra support to develop their communication. Follow our guide.
Henshaws College Speech and Language therapist Ellie runs through how Makaton works, and her top tips for using it as a communication tool.
Billy is leader of the Fitness Workshop at the Arts & Crafts Centre. He likes to make sure everyone stays active and as healthy as possible.
Kate Simpson, mum to Tess, gives her top tips for supporting young people with disabilities to maintain skills for independent living.
This week, we run through our top 10 tips on keeping your work environment safe for people who are blind or visually impaired.
At this time of year, many of us will be dreaming of summer and starting to plan holidays so we thought it would be a good idea to share some travel tips we have collected.
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