Research carried out by MHF Scotland, Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded explores the mental health impacts of visual impairment.

20 December 2019
Source: Royal Blind

The findings highlight that sight loss can have a significant emotional and psychological impact on people’s lives, with fear, isolation, loss of self-esteem and depression having an impact. Despite this, the findings reveal emotional support is rarely offered by statutory health services, leaving many people with sight loss to cope on their own and that more support is needed to

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Key facts about vision impairment in children and young people

15 November 2018
Source: Vision UK Social Research Committee and Vision UK Children and Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee

The key statistics about vision impairment in children and young people has been reviewed and updated by researchers at RNIB, Guide Dogs and Royal London Society for the Blind. This has been endorsed by the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee and can be used to: help plan the work of your service; give evidence

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Sight Loss Statistics For CYP 2018 FINAL
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RNIB: Easy classroom adjustments for learners with vision impairment

4 September 2017
Source: RNIB

Gwyn McCormack, QTVI and Director of Positive Eye, shares simple ways you can improve school life for children with vision impairment. Imagine this scenario.The student is squinting as she peers at the board trying to copy down her homework. She looks around the classroom and shrinks a little further into her seat. Everyone else is busy writing. She desperately tries again

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