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 sighted people in our society

 
When the Scottish Government published its route map out of lockdown many people started talking about getting back to ‘something like normality’ or a ‘new normal.’ There is a sense of relief that the worst of lockdown is over. We can now meet family and friends while observing social distancing and are even looking to the prospect of holidaying within Scotland. Our social media has been full of cheery pictures of people meeting up after weeks apart, more retailers are looking to open and schools are set to return in August.

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