7 January 2019
Source: Scottish Parliament
A short survey by the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee to gather the views of individuals and organisations on the proposals in the Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill. Why should I respond? The Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill would reduce the default speed limit on most urban and residential streets in Scotland
Read more Scottish Parliament: Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill Survey
7 January 2019
Improving disabled people’s access to assisted travel. The Office of Road and Rail (ORR) have launched a consultation on improving disabled people’s access to assisted travel by proposing changes to their Disabled People’s Protection Policy (DPPP) Guidance. Every train and station operator must set out the arrangements and assistance they will provide to protect the interests of disabled people
Read more Take part in the RNIB survey on The Office of Road and Rail consultation on assisted travel
23 November 2018
Source: Women in vision UK
If you’re a woman working in any field related to vision, please complete Women in Vision UK’s annual survey, by the end of November! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X2YCKMS Women in Vision UK Promote connections between women working in the field of vision and eye research. A network aimed broadly at all women working in and around vision, from basic research to clinical practice,
Read more Calling all women working in a field related to vision please complete WomenInVsionUK survey
5 November 2018
Source: Retina UK
You may be familiar with our ongoing Working Age Group Project, which aims to provide future employment services to working age people who are living with degenerative sight loss. This project is being led by Retina UK (Previously RP Fighting Blindness), in partnership with sight loss charities Thomas Pocklington Trust, Visionary and RNIB. In order to develop these services, and
Read more Retina UK Working Age Group Project. Get involved.
25 September 2018
Source: RNIB Scotland
Whether good or bad, we want to hear from you. Rate your bus journey and help us identify which services across the country are great or could-do-better. Please note: we may send your feedback to the bus company you have reviewed, we’ll remove your name so you won’t be identified. Rate your bus journey questionnaire
Read more RNIB Scotland is working with bus operators across the country to make bus journeys more accessible. Is there a local bus service you’d like to tell us about?
30 July 2018
Source: Thomas Pocklington Trust
The data you provide will be used to feed into a report on Vision Rehabilitation Services with the goal being to improve services provided to people living with sight loss. Vision rehabilitation usually involves a worker from your local council or another organisation visiting you shortly after your diagnosis of sight loss to assess your needs and provide training and
Read more TPT: Vision Rehabilitation Services Questionnaire
17 July 2018
Source: Uni of Leeds
Claire Castle Doctoral Researcher in Music Psychology at the University of Leeds is carrying out a project which explores the everyday musical experiences of individuals who have a visual impairment, or a severe visual impairment. This survey is the third and final study of the project, and builds on findings from focus group and interview data collected during previous studies.
Read more Uni of Leeds: Survey exploring the musical experiences of visually impaired adults and adolescents
5 March 2018
Source: Clear Voice Enterprises (CVE)
CVE’s core aim is the production of accessible information. Central to what they do is the production of audio books. They specialise in literature that has been translated from a foreign language into English. They also only produce books by contemporary authors, or those born 1945 or after. Their latest project, Literary Travels has received funding from Arts Council England
Read more Clear Voice Enterprises (CVE) Audio Book survey.
5 February 2018
Source: University of Manchester
Do you routinely ask service users whether they use a smartphone? Do you recommend the use of a Kindle, or an iPad? Or do you think that these devices aren’t suitable or available for a lot of your client group? Whatever your experience with mobile electronic devices for individuals who are visually impaired, we would like to hear about your
Read more University of Manchester: What do you think about mobile electronic devices for visually impaired service users?
1 February 2018
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
Read more New survey highlights public misunderstanding of the challenges facing blind children in the UK – RSBC