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SocialEyes is a Social Group for Visually Impaired People  

SocialEyes is a Social Group for Visually Impaired People

SocialEyes is a Social Group for Visually Impaired People and is based in the Barking and Dagenham area * We provide Support & Guidance    * Professional Information * Friendly Chats & Discussions        * Useful Tips * Leisure and Social Activities        * Invited Guest Speakers For anyone with any form of sight loss, their friends, … Continue reading SocialEyes is a Social Group for Visually Impaired People  

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Google Hired a Blind Lawyer. Here’s His Story

Google employ Jack Chen, a blind lawyer working in-house at Google

Original Article  from bol.bna.com – by Blake Edwards When Jack Chen walked into an interview with law firm Baker Botts in 2007, he knew he was at a disadvantage in the Big Law world: born blind, Chen has to use assistive technologies to complete his legal work. “As a young associate at a law firm, you’re judged heavily on … Continue reading Google Hired a Blind Lawyer. Here’s His Story

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Ice Skating for all the family! – Book by 27th July

Ice Skating for all the Family - Sight for Surrey

Ice Skating for all the family! – Book by 27th July Open to VI children, siblings and extended family. There is no set charge for this event but donations to Sight for Surrey Children’s Services will be gratefully received. We have again booked Guildford Spectrum Ice Rink for a private session just for us! There will be wheelchair aids and push along penguins for support. Helmets are also available. Date: Saturday 6th August 2016 Time: 4:45pm for 1 hour call 01372 377701

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Tech: This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22

original Article on mashable.com by Katie Dupere Apple engineer Jordyn Castor has never been one for limitations. She was born 15 weeks early, weighing just under two pounds. Her grandfather could hold her in the palm of his hand, and could even slide his wedding ring along her arm and over her shoulder. Doctors said she … Continue reading Tech: This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22

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Women’s VI and Blind Football – Sat 16 July!

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is delivering women’s football sessions, supporting women who are partially sighted or blind, from the age of 14 upwards. taster session 16 July Contact: Peter Stone call 07787504237

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