The Royal Society for Blind Children receives National Lottery funding to support vision impaired children and young people

6 December 2018
Source: RSBC

National charity Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) has been awarded over £480K of National Lottery funding to support vision impaired children and young people across England. RSBC has been granted the funding to deliver a collaborative project, Live Life Go Further, in support of vision impaired children and young people aged 8 – 25 years old. The grant will

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Optometry Today: Children with visual impairment more likely develop mental health problems

24 July 2018
Source: Optometry Today

New research has found that visual impairment affects learning and development and mental health from a young age. Children aged between eight and 11 years old who live with a visual impairment are three times more likely to develop a mental health problem than children with no visual impairment, according to new research. Research has revealed that a third of

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RSBC: Vacancy: Mobility and Habilitation Specialist (Permanent)

2 May 2018
Source: RSBC

Hours: Full time Reports To: College Manager Location: Bromley/London Salary: £28,000 per annum Closing date: 16th May 2018 Please apply by emailing your CV and supporting statement to recruitment@rsbc.org.uk Please ensure to provide explanation for any gaps in your employment history. RSBC has a vacancy for an experienced and self-motivated Mobility and Habilitation Specialist to deliver high quality mobility training

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New survey highlights public misunderstanding of the challenges facing blind children in the UK – RSBC

1 February 2018
Source: RSBC

Over a quarter of adults believe that blind children have different dreams and aspirations to   their sighted peers, according to a new survey commissioned by the The survey shows that very little is known about the impact of sight loss on children’s lives. Almost one fifth of those surveyed don’t know what effect being blind or visually impaired will have

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RSBC: Money Management for vision impaired young people

28 September 2017
Source: RSBC

The RSBC is collaborating with MyBnk and The Royal Association for Deaf People on a project known as Money Mechanics, which will become the UK’s first dedicated money management education programme for young people with sensory impairments. The idea of the project is to help young disabled people overcome the barriers to accessing money and learn the skills to take control of their own

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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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