Things Not to Say to a Guide Dog Owner Video

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2 January 2020
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“Things not to say to a guide dog owner” has been developed by Visualise Training and Consultancy. It discusses a range of common situations that guide dog owners come across and aims to raise awareness of guide dogs. The video aims to enlighten and educate the public on guide dogs. Daniel Williams, Founder of Visualise Training and Consultancy said “As

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Profiting from the Purple Pound

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27 December 2019
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There are over 12 million people with disabilities in the UK, 7 million of whom are of working age – double up that figure to include their associates and you have a stampede of pounds ready to be spent. They have been given the name purple pounds and smart businesses are embracing this cash flow. We’re talking pounds, not peanuts

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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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Seeing Beyond the Eyes project wins Vision UK John Thompson Award for Excellence in Services, Support and Care 2019

11 October 2019
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Vision UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration with partners across the eye health and sight loss sector recognised the ground-breaking work being done by the Seeing Beyond the Eyes team last night at their joint conference between the RSM GP with Primary Health Care Section, Vision UK and in association with the RSM Ophthalmology Section and Digital Health Section.

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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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Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone comes to Optrafair

27 February 2019
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We are delighted to announce the Seeing Beyond the Eyes Zone comes to Optrafair, 30 March – 1 April 2019. The main focus is on sight loss, which empowers optical professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively support low vision patients. The Zone is funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, a national charity supporting people with sight loss, and will

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Visualise: Daniel Williams: My Guide Dog in his Shining Armour

10 October 2018
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Daniel Williams talks about his experience of being a guide dog owner Barking Mad Owning a guide dog can be an empowering, life-changing experience and one that brings many rewards. But it is not always about straight walking. It can, on occasions, be a tasty bone of contention. When you walk into a store, your faithful pooch trotting happily by

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Visualise: Eyecare and Health Professionals armed with information to improve lives of patients with sight loss

30 July 2018
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A free resource pack for eyecare and health professionals containing valuable information on sight loss support services, charities, equipment and referral pathways has been produced by Visualise Training and Consultancy with the support of Thomas Pocklington Trust. The pack complements the ‘Seeing Beyond the Eyes’ CET workshops currently touring the UK which raise awareness of the difficulties faced by patients

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