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Digital accessibility

Technology holds immense potential to empower people with sight loss, but to unlock its full benefits, organisations must prioritise accessibility, writes Kyran O'Mahoney. Despite the...

RNIB’s Bookshare gains momentum

Bookshare, the Royal National Institute of Blind People's outstanding library of learning resources for those with a vision impairment now has a million titles,...

Looking after what we can’t see

David Swanston really digs gardening. Gardening activities are a great way to facilitate learning for children and young people with SEND, and the benefits are...

VI families struggling to make ends meet

Melissa Hobson highlights some of the extra challenges which families with a vision impaired (VI) child are facing. The evidence is clear—families with a vision...

Can you recognise deafblindness?

All young people have the right to a high quality education which is tailored to their specific needs, says Carolyn Greig. However young people are...

Visual impairment – habilitation study

Habilitation services need revision, argue Clare Messenger and Rory Palmer. Every day across the UK around four children will be registered blind or partially sighted. That’s almost 1500...

Handling new challenges for children with visual impairment

Lucy Proctor describes how her school has handled the impact of Covid-19 on their pupils with visual impairment, and shares a call to action....

Teaching kids with visual impairment

Chrissie Pepper looks at how we can improve the educational experiences of children who are blind or partially sighted

Struggling for support

Help can be hard to find for young people with vision impairment, writes Ryan Compton

Being a “normal” teenager

Student Laura Wilmot tells Anika Backhouse how her visual impairment has helped her forge a strong sense of identity and purpose  

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...