SeeAbility and Beyond Words: New picture book will promote better eye health for people with learning disabilities

3 September 2019
Source: SeeAbility and Beyond Words

Adults with learning disabilities are 10 times more likely to have serious sight problems than other people, yet research shows that 50% of adults with learning disabilities haven’t had a sight test for at least two years. Most will need extra support to recognise and report changes in their vision, and also to access the eye care services to which

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Learning Disability Week and Positive Choices

3 July 2017
Source: SeeAbility

The focus for this year’s Learning Disability Week (19-25 June) was employment.  It looked to raise awareness on the benefits of employing people with a learning disability to help tackle the appallingly low levels of employment there currently are. Scott Watkin, Eye care and vision development officer at SeeAbility, thinks that ‘it’s really bad that only 6% of people with a learning disability

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