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Blindfold Games are Educational!
Did you know that a number of these games were designed to specifically to be used by TVIs for educational purposes? Several games were created specifically to address tech skills needed by students who are visually impaired in order to learn and practice specific tech skills required to be successful in the digital classroom and to be successful in taking online assessments. Marty, the developer of Blindfold games, creates games that are requested by blind users and requested by Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs).Continue Reading
Tracey Compton Ice Skating Video!
A fantastic video sent to us this morning by new member Tracey Compton of her ice skating at the Streatham Xmas Show. Great to receive updates from members on their achievementContinue Reading
Yacht Sailing for VI in 2018!
We have taster sailing opportunities in May and June 2018. No previous experience is necessary.FREE TASTER DAYS – from Wednesday May 16th – Saturday May 19th 2018
TASTER WEEKEND – Friday evening 1st June 2018 – Sunday June 3rd 2018. Sailing is on a variety of yachts from 30′ to 40′ in length.
All EAST crews are volunteers. Skippers are NOT paid for the use of their boats. EAST skippers and sighted crew are VI awareness trained. Life jackets provided.
BCEW: Charles Ronayne Award!
Blind Cricket England & Wales have announced the creation of an award in the memory of former London Metro and Northants Steelbacks player Charles Ronayne.Continue Reading
Metro AGM – Union Jack Club -11 Dec
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Metro Blind Sports Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 11th December 2017 at the Union Jack Club, Waterloo Road, SE1 8UJ from 18:00 to 20:30. The main entrance is directly opposite Waterloo station.
The meeting will be held in the Gascoigne Room, a private function room with a licensed bar. A free hot buffet will be served on the day and will be available to all members, friends and guests. The evening will consist of club business, awards, sporty quiz and a fabulous raffle. The bar will close at 22:30.Continue Reading