Insight Radio, the Partick-based station run by sight loss charity RNIB, has been renamed RNIB Connect Radio

Jill Daley, RNIB Connect Radio

20 April 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

The multi-award-winning station – set up in 2007 as Europe’s first radio station for blind and partially sighted people – also broadcasts from satellite studios in Edinburgh, London and Cardiff

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RNIB Scotland: Disabled peoples voices yet to be heard in Scottish Parliament election

18 April 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

A consortium of Scottish charities is calling on the next Scottish Parliament to use its new welfare powers to reshape disability benefits, and launch a national campaign to counter the prejudice and stigma many disabled people still face.

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RNIB Scotland: How blind people lived – and survived – in Edwardian Edinburgh – new book reveals the hard reality

18 March 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

Six life stories of blind and partially sighted people who lived in Edwardian Edinburgh are told in a new book, published today at an event in Craigmillar library [Friday, March 18th] by RNIB Scotland.

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RNIB Scotland: The number of blind and partially sighted people who have managed to secure employment has fallen

8 March 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Fair Work, Skills and Training, has heard that the number of blind and partially sighted people who have managed to secure employment has fallen.

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RNIB Scotland: E-learning: Sight loss and dementia module

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1 February 2016
Source: RNIB Scotland

RNIB Practice and Development Team have created an e-learning module for support staff and carers, called Eye Health Care for Everyone. It will help you to understand the sight problems experienced by people with dementia. It is an interactive module and uses DVD clips to demonstrate the leading causes of sight loss. There is also a personal account from Stewart

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