Fancy a Real Blind Date?

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14 February 2020
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Visualise Training & Consultancy Founder Daniel Williams takes a light-hearted look at the subject of dating someone with a visual impairment I’m being serious! Many people who don’t see too well – and in my case that’s putting it mildly – like to think they’re quite good looking and worth a second glance. If you’re going to accept an invitation

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Coming Out Blind

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24 December 2019
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Daniel Williams of Visualise Training and Consultancy highlights the importance of facing up to sight loss at work. You’re at work in a job you enjoy, except for one thing – you keep bumbling about the place in an odd manner, feeling a bit of a fool. You might even chuckle occasionally, trying to laugh at yourself and hopefully colleagues

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Smart Home Technology Increases Access and Independence for Blind and Partially Sighted People

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10 December 2019
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Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy, looks at how smart home technology can be life changing for blind and partially sighted people. As the world becomes increasingly digital, it brings welcome channels of communication and independence for people with visual impairments. The latest development is Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) – better known as smart home technology,

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Look on the bright side of being registered blind!

8 August 2019
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Daniel Williams takes a tongue in cheek look at the benefits of being registered blind It isn’t all bad – you won’t have initials after your name but to be registered severely sight impaired (blind) you don’t need to have complete sight loss but will need to meet certain criteria. So, whilst you may be able to see enough to

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Guide Dogs Left Barking at the Door

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4 March 2019
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As someone with a severe visual impairment, my assistance dog is a vital part of my life, both as a guide and friend. We have a special bond that you will understand if you have seen the Sponsor a Guide Dog ads on TV. They show just how much assistance dogs give independent lives back to people with visual impairments,

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Prescription sunglasses: the quest for the perfect tint

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11 January 2019
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By Daniel Williams, Visualise Training and Consultancy I recently decided to escape the British winter – and hopefully a Siberian blast – for the sunshine of Gran Canaria. Though a last minute decision, I considered myself fairly well set for a couple of weeks of rest and relaxation on foreign shores. After all, I’d packed my budgie smugglers, a garishly

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Disempowered at The Eye Clinic

10 January 2019
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BJ Edwards shares his experience of accessing eye care in the 21st century. I have always received excellent medical care. As a patient who has endured a number of operations, prolonged stays at the hospital and numerous outpatient appointments, I have observed some excellent practise. Sadly, I have also observed some less than excellent practise during my decades of experience.

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