Look on the bright side of being registered blind!

8 August 2019
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

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
Source: Visualise Training and Consultancy

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
Source: Visualise

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
Source: Visualise

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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