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Audio: Partially Sighted Rugby!

Partially Sighted Rugby RNIB Connect Audio Podcast

Another great podcast from RNIB Connect Radio, this time on Partially Sighted Rugby

Rugby is a fast-paced, physical and demanding game but you might think that it’s not suitable for anyone who is visually impaired.

RNIB Connect Radio’s Allan Russell spoke to Archie Yabsley who, despite being partially sighted, plays regularly for Milton Keynes and is keen to let everyone know that rugby can be a fun, and accessible, sport…

Website:  http://www.rnibconnectradio.org.uk


Sensing Nature when you’re blind

Sensing Nature when you’re blind

Sarah Bell is a research fellow at the university of Exeter and she’s recently looked at how people with sight loss benefit from interacting with nature, and the challenges they experience in being able to do that.

Sarah is speaking to Connect Radio’s Red Szell.

Sensing Nature – benefit from interacting with nature

A study exploring the diverse sensory experiences people have with nature.

Over a two-year period this project is exploring how people feel in natural environments and asking why they experience nature in different ways. It is examining how these interactions might also affect people’s sense of wellbeing over time.

Sensing Nature Website: https://sensing-nature.com/


RNIB Launches New Braille Display!

RNIB Launches New Braille Display

Thursday, 27 September 2018  – original  article on rnib.org.uk

The Orbit Reader 20 is portable and features 20 refreshable eight-dot braille cells. It offers reading books via SD card, simple note-taking, Bluetooth and USB connectivity.

As a stand-alone device, you can read content stored on an SD card that simply inserts into the back of the unit. Prepare and download your pre-translated materials as brf, brl or txt files and transfer them to the SD card provided. Use any braille code, in any language and of any genre including music, maths, or your favourite book.

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