National Vision Impaired (VI) Youth Swimming Gala 2016 – Saturday 16th April

British Blind Sports National VI Youth Swimming Gala 2016!

British Blind Sport is pleased to confirm the 2016 date for the charity’s annual National Vision Impaired (VI) Youth Swimming Gala as Saturday 16th April. The prestigious event will take place in the West Midlands at the Tudor Grange Leisure Centre, Solihull from 2:00pm-6:00pm and is free to all blind and partially sighted children aged between 8 – 17 years old.

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Tech News: A Touch Screen that can dynamically display Braille might be coming!

A Touch Screen that can dynamically display Braille might be coming

One of the weaknesses of screen-based media is how inaccessible it can be for people with impaired vision, who must instead rely on screen readers and other specialized tools to speak aloud the words in an online article. A special touchscreen tablet, made by a team at the University of Michigan, aims to bring braille into the future, by creating a readably tactile surface. Check out the Video!

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METRO BLOG: London Marathon 2016 – Update!

Metro Blog London Marathon 2016

Hello, my name is Andy Howard, and I have been fortunate to get the Metro Blind Sports London Marathon place for 2016.

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Coffee chain improves VI awareness – Sight for Surrey

Sight for Surrey Cafe-Nero Coffee chain improves VI awareness

Sight for Surrey is pleased to announce that we have developed a partnership with Caffè Nero in Surrey to host regular social events for our service users.

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Losing Sight Without Losing Vision Video – Naqi Haider Rizvi

Losing Sight Without Losing Vision Video - Naqi Haider Rizv

Naqi believes that people have dreams and ambitions in life but they often give up on them because of obstacles that appear to be insur-mountable. He believes that if he can, others can too. In his dictionary, the word “impossible” doesn’t exist.

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