The Royal Society for Blind Children has moved online!
See below for our range of virtual activities to keep you all engaged and connected. All of our sessions will be run via Zoom. Just download the app and click the link (which will only be sent to those who have confirmed attendance) and enter your name which will appear on screen
September Virtual Programmes below
All Week – Employment Advice
Lead Staff: Mark
Do you require some clarity about what employment currently looks like? The alternatives or what kinds of things we can be doing that will help us with employment when we get back to normal? Book to arrange a call and get the latest advice from our Employment Support Advisor providing 1:1 support.
Health and Well-being
Lead Staff: Lauren and Vivek
Join the RSBC workout squad & our fitness Queen Lauren for a quick morning workout to boost your energy and start your day strong! Adapted to suit all abilities.
Audio Book Club
Lead Staff: Jelani and Owain
Age: 11 – 25
Looking for a fun way to enjoy books and meet new people? Join our virtual sessions and enjoy listening to exciting audio books, intriguing podcasts and taking part in insightful discussions. Take a journey through new worlds and explore ideas in our audio book club.
Lead Staff: Alex
Need help with apps, software and how to get the most out of technology during lockdown? Book a session with our Assistive Tech Officer providing 1:1 support.
Lead Staff: Sally and Lauren
Age: 16 – 25
Join the virtual Sisterhood Squad for open conversations, helpful tips, activities, and a variety of discussion topics. To give you a taste, we will be covering, fashion & clothing, employment & back to school, make-up, self-care and independency and hair workshops with a guest speaker! Join Sisterhood to get talking to ensure that young VI women have the tools they need to build a positive relationship with themselves and others.
Parents Assistive Tech
Lead Staff: Alex
Welcoming parents who need help with apps, software and how to get the most out accessible features on your smartphones to support your children and young people! We cover many different things as there are a range of abilities.
If you would like to make your tech work for you, you can do so by booking onto an assistive tech session with our Assistive Tech Officer; Alex.
Minds in Sight Meetings (Local/National)
Lead Staff: Jelani
Age: 14 – 25
Are you curious about how to be a part of change and progress in your community and beyond? Join in on our Virtual Minds in Sight sessions in September! There will be a series of panel discussions focused on issues that affect you! You will be able to speak with and have your questions answered by experts in the field. Come along to be a part of the conversation and see how you can influence change for yourself and people like you!
Lead Staff: Jelani and Vivek
Age: 16 – 25
Grab some food and join us virtually to socialise and discuss your recent experiences as well as current and evolving topics in a safe and supportive space.
Sensory Story Time
Age: 0 – 8
Join Mandie from the Families First team for Sensory Story time – dress to get messed and have fun. Feel free to bring along creative props to make the stories come alive.
Lead Staff: Owain
Age: 8 – 25
Do you enjoy music, lyric writing, composing instrumental pieces? This is the place to be! Join our virtual Creative Group where you will learn new skills within the musical world, continue to excel and be able to showcase your amazing talents.
Blind and Partially Sighted Kids Sing ‘Stand By Me’ | Royal Society for Blind Children