News for vision impaired people

Topics covered include Blind and partially sighted Sports, Events,  VI technology and VI campaigns.

World Disability Snooker Return Event 25-27 March!

World Disability Billiards And Snooker (WDBS)

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS)  World disability Snooker – event coming up on 25-27 March 2022 in Northampton

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World Para Snow Sports Championships Schedule & Results

World Para Snow Sports Championships Lillehammer 2021-2022

World Para Snow Sports Championships 2022/22 Schedule & Results and watch live links

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Visually impaired canoeing and kayaking in east London

Photo of the Kayaks in the Shadwell Basin, a sheltered body of flat water next to the River Thames in East London

A canoeing and kayaking program for blind and partially sighted people, with the Tower Hamlets Canoe Club. Sessions will be free and held Tuesdays evenings from March 2022 at Shadwell Basin. If interested, please call Alex on 07724936602 or 0208 2930318.

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New: Seated Dance Class via Telephone!

Photo of an elderly man and woman dancing in their seats. Seated Dance by Telephone from Sense and Step Change studios

A fun and low-impact way to keep active and enjoy a range of music and dance styles. Classes are delivered by phone and are suitable for over 50s and people with sight loss

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New toolkit to help gyms make sport accessible!

photo banner of accessible signs and a person being guided in a gym - text says Free training portal open to all leisure providers

The new toolkit, Inclusive facilities: Supporting people with a visual impairment, created by UK Coaching in partnership with Thomas Pocklington Trust, contains videos and resources leisure operators can use to train staff.

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