Visual Impairment

The ‘new normal’ will be anything but for people with a visual impairment – Mark O’Donnell – The Scotsman

The easing of lockdown threatens to increase inequality for blind and partially…

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Gene therapy and CRISPR strategies for curing blindness (Yes, you read that right) – The Conversation US

Researchers are now testing treatments for several kinds of visual impairment. BRIAN…

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Social distancing a ‘struggle’ for those visually impaired – BBC News

Neil Jones said the only signal of his visual impairment was his…

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How three charities are using tech to revolutionise their communications – Charity Digital News

Every charity has a message. Communication is the process of spreading that message. Communication is at…

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The new way to travel if you’re disabled and use access – BBC News

New one-way systems may confuse guide dogs not familiar with the route

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What you should know about blindness in the UK – Wigan Today

You only have one pair of eyes, so general eye health is…

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Dewsbury and Batley blind charity merges to streamline services – Spenborough Guardian

  The Society, which…

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HKUST Scientists Develop World’s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  An international team led by scientists…

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Will it be worth it? The re-opening barriers facing visually impaired people – Arts Professional

What has been the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on those who are blind or have low levels of vision? And how can…

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Vision loss influences perception of sound – Anglia Ruskin University

Study finds link between level of vision impairment and audio accuracy People with severe vision loss…

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‘Sticking to social distancing rules is incredibly difficult’ – especially if you’re blind – Financial News

  Returning safely back to work after lockdown…

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How a visually impaired Halifax carer is staying connected during Carers Week – In Your Area

A 59-year-old from Halifax has found new ways to stay connected during Carers Week thanks…

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Apps now online to aid patients with visual impairment – Ophthalmology Times

In our increasingly complicated world, accessible technology is of major importance for individuals who are…

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How billions of tiny gold flecks could help restore vision and treat blindness – inews

  Scientists…

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‘Sticking to social distancing rules is incredibly difficult:’ The perils of navigating a world with coronavirus as a blind person – MarketWatch

Sarah Stephenson-Hunter writes about finding the transition to working from home easy…

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This inclusive urinal design lets visually impaired people independently use public restrooms – Yanko Design

If you tie a blindfold and walk around as an exercise, maybe some parts of…

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Covid-19: The challenges facing the blind and visually impaired – ITV News

Elizabeth Manuel lost most of her vision ten years ago following a…

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Charity urges businesses coming out of lockdown to consider disabled people – Charity Today News

A leading Harrogate charity is urging businesses coming out of lockdown to consider the needs…

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How the lessons of lockdown will help disabled people at work – Financial Times

Ganeev Chadha, who has hearing loss, swiftly adapted to video conferencing with…

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I’m visually impaired and social distancing has taken away my independence – inews

When I do now go out for a walk with my partner,…

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