Visual Impairment

New Google App Describes Objects to Blind People – Futurism

Gift Of Sight An estimated 1.3 billion people across the globe live with some sort of vision impairment,…

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‘I don’t see myself as inspirational – I am just being me,’ says award-winning York disability blogger – Yorkshire Post

Being blind has never held Holly Tuke back, now she has been voted one of the UK’s…

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Visually impaired Edinburgh and Lothian youngsters learn to fly plane – Edinburgh Evening News

A GROUP of visually impaired youngsters have taken to the skies after being given the opportunity to…

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People parking on the pavement in this part of Cambridge are putting lives at risk – Cambridge News

Parking on some of Cambridge’s streets can be difficult; with double yellow lines, restrictions and narrow streets,…

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New study highlights ‘alarmingly high’ rate of visual problems in stroke survivors – Medical Xpress

A new University study, published in PLOS One, highlights the high incidence and prevalence of visual problems…

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Treating Blindness and Vision Loss—New Technology and Possible Cures – Popular Mechanics

About 170,000 vehicles use the Queensboro Bridge each day, passing by Larry Misrok’s apartment building, which sits…

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Individuals with visual impairment can ‘see’ through device that turns digital images into physical sensations – Phys.Org

David Schwarte, an assistive technology specialist on the Innovative Learning Team at Purdue University, knows what it…

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How to improve and protect eyesight without glasses – Medical News Today

Eyesight can deteriorate as people get older or due to certain health conditions. However, there are a…

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Individuals with visual impairment can ‘see’ through device that turns digital images into physical sensations – Purdue News Service

David Schwarte, an assistive technology specialist on the Innovative Learning Team at Purdue University, knows what it…

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Epson smart glasses modified for the visually impaired – AV Magazine

Leading eye health clinicians, early adopters, and technology innovators came together on Thursday 28th February for the…

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How the visually impaired can enjoy the Sheffield Derby – thanks to this vital service – The Star

When it comes to the Steel City derby nobody wants to have to miss out. The all-Sheffield…

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A whole new ball game for visually impaired – Lancashire Telegraph

A new sports club is launching in Blackburn and it’s not like any other in the town….

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New service launched for South Cheshire residents with vision and hearing loss – Nantwich News

A service for people in South Cheshire who experience vision and hearing loss has been launched. Cheshire East…

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Blind student shares story of overcoming obstacles – Bucks County Courier Times

The vice principal at the Morrisville Catholic school said the visits from students and the principal at…

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North Woolwich blogger calls for more job opportunities for the blind and partially sighted – Newham Recorder

Now aged 29, blogger Anu lives at home with her mum and dad in North Woolwich where…

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Cheshire East Council launches integrated service for people with vision and hearing loss. – Knutsford Guardian

CHESHIRE East Council has launched an integrated service for people who experience vision and hearing loss. The council…

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1,000 accessible books for young people with visual impairments – Charity Today News

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People has awarded a grant of £6,540 to help provide 1,000 books…

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Award for team helping visually impaired youngsters across Devon – Midweek Herald

A team from Devon Integrated Children’s Services has been recognised for its work to encouraging social inclusion…

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Volunteers needed to foster adorable guide dog puppies in Plymouth – Plymouth Live

Could you look after a life-changing puppy for a year? Charity Guide Dogs is specifically looking for Plymouth-based…

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The hi-tech OXSIGHT glasses helping a visually impaired Hull woman – The Yorkshire Post

A Yorkshire academic has spoken of how a “life-changing” pair of augmented reality glasses are helping her…

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