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Sight loss and mental health

When a person is diagnosed with an eye condition, or low vision, whether progressive or finite, it can be devastating. Yet it is vital to understand that grief, shock and acceptance are part of the sight loss pathway. What do I do now? It is not just about feeling overwhelmed and having to get used […]

eye clinic office with optician saying there is nothing more they can do

Out in the dark

After diagnosis of a serious eye condition or sight loss, whilst the initial shock and fear is one hurdle to overcome, you may have no clear vision of who you then turn to for help. A certificate of visual impairment is important, but will it provide you with the information about a wide range of […]

The Importance of Disability Awareness Training

Over seven million people of working age in the UK have a disability, and employment opportunities for this huge cohort are still woefully inadequate. For many people with disabilities however, finding employment that matches their skills and experience is often not the end of discriminatory employment practice, but the beginning.   Disability discrimination Many people […]