Wayfinder Access Protest Petition

29 March 2010

Wayfinder Access is a GPS satellite navigation solution aimed at the visually impaired and blind user community. The application runs on nokia’s Symbian series 60 mobile phones such as those popular with the screen readers Nuance Talks and Code Factory’s Mobile Speak. Full product specifications and details can be found at: http://www.wayfinderaccess.com Released in April 2006, Wayfinder Access was the

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Major new planning requirement for children with SEN and disabilities through Autism Bill children’s commitments

24 March 2010

The Government has just published new rules which will require local areas in England to plan to meet the needs of children with disabilities and special educational needs (SEN). The NAS, working with Council for Disabled Children, TreeHouse and other Autism Bill partners, secured the commitment during discussions with Government on the original children’s clauses of the Autism Bill. It

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Medical News Today Article, 19th March 2010: Subretinal Implant Restores Unprecedented Level Of Vision To Blind Patients

22 March 2010

Retina Implant, AG, a leading developer of subretinal implants for the visually impaired, today announced scientific revelations discovered during the company’s first human clinical trial. The results achieved in the 11 patients that were involved in the trial exceeded the company’s expectations for their first trial. In fact, a few of the patients were able to see objects and shapes

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Vision UK 2010 Conference – “Sharing the challenge, making it happen”, 15th June 2010 to be held at ICC Birmingham, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2EA

17 March 2010

Who should attend? •Health and social care commissioners •Educational and employment managers •Emotional and counselling services •Voluntary services •Stakeholder agencies A VISION 2020 UK annual conference, hosted by RNIB, is to mark progress in implementing the UK Vision Strategy. This one-day event has attracted a number of keynote speakers, including the Rt Hon David Blunkett MP. The UK Vision Strategy

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