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

In conversation with Mike Brace – TPT Webinar – 4 Nov

In conversation with Mike Brace - TPT Webinar 4 November 2020

Join Thomas Pocklington Trust (TPT) on Wednesday 4th November 5-6 pm as we chat to Mike about his life, work and trusteeships across multiple organisations, sectors and decades.

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National Eye Research Centre: Survey!

National Eye Research Centre survey

we are asking for the views of individuals directly affected by eye conditions, and also their carers’. We have created a survey which we are circulating to patients support groups across the UK, and also to the general public. If you are interested in taking part, but have questions, please do let Laura know a good time to call and I will reach you on 07508 958 927 so that we can discuss this further.

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Indoor Exception for Disability Sport in High Lockdown!

Disability Sport in High Lockdown - visit gov.uk/coronavirus for latest Information

‘ There are exceptions for disability sport, sport for educational purposes and supervised sport and physical activity for under-18s, which can happen in any number.’

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50:50 – The Search for New Voices for the BBC!

50:50 - The Search for New Voices for the BBC!

From my research, the number one ‘ask’ from disabled people is that they want to see more disabled people just ‘there’, not talking about disability but being connected and integrated and seen on the same level as everyone else: workers, partners, parents, artists, business people, etc. etc. “We’re always on the lookout for new voices for the BBC!”

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Creating and delivering presentations using JAWS

Creating and delivering presentations using JAWS with Darren Paskell from TPT!

In this, the second of five videos for TPT’s campaign #BlindAndAble, our own Technology Information Champion, Darren Paskell demonstrates how he creates and delivers presentations using screen reading software JAWS.

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