RSBC: Experiences survey

29 August 2017
Source: RSBC

The Royal Society for Blind Children are looking for people to shape RSBC’s future by completing this ten minute online questionnaire. The RSBC are on a mission to make sure every single blind child has the self-belief and skills to fulfil the potential we know they’ve got. On the 1st January 2017 the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) and Royal

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The Royal London Society for Blind People and Royal Society for Blind Children Merge

9 January 2017
Source: RSBC

Charities merge to radically improve life chances of blind and partially sighted children and young people. The Royal London Society for Blind People and Royal Society for Blind Children have merged as of 1 January 2017. The merger will allow the charity to fulfil its mission that “no child should grow up to be poor or lonely just because they

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Wayfindr Unveils First Open Standard for Smartphone & Beacon Navigation Systems that Help Blind People

12 May 2016
Source: RLSB

Google.org funded nonprofit invites feedback on first working draft of guidelines for audio wayfinding systems that help vision impaired people navigate urban environments

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RLSB and Wayfindr supporting blind and partially sighted people to travel independently

4 May 2016
Source: RLSB and Wayfindr

In March 2014 the RLSB Youth Forum released England’s first ever manifesto for vision impaired young people. It represented the views of vision impaired young people, to bring the community together and make changes that will improve life for future generations. One of the key issues highlighted in the manifesto is transport. Following this our Youth Forum worked with ustwo, a digital product studio, to investigate solutions to independent travel. In 2015 RLSB founded

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