National Vision Impaired (VI) Youth Swimming Gala 2016 – Saturday 16th April
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.Continue Reading
Tech News: 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!Continue Reading
METRO BLOG: London Marathon 2016 – Update!
Hello, my name is Andy Howard, and I have been fortunate to get the Metro Blind Sports London Marathon place for 2016.Continue Reading
Coffee chain improves VI awareness – Sight for Surrey
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.Continue Reading
Losing Sight Without Losing Vision Video – Naqi Haider Rizvi
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.Continue Reading