Parliament – Tactile Tours Information taken from the official Parliament Website. “UK residents who are blind or partially sighted can arrange a fully guided tactile tour of the Houses of Parliament. In order to develop a real sense of the building and its history, visitors have the opportunity to talk to our friendly team before the tours start and […]
Today (Thursday 12th October) is World Sight Day. World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. Around 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide. Preventable causes are as high as 80% of the total global visual impairment […]
Tomorrow (Thursday 12th October) we will hold our second Certificate of Vision Impairment Group. The group is a great place to come for information about the Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI). The CVI formally certifies someone as sight impaired (previously referred to as partially sighted) or as severely sight impaired (previously referred to as blind). […]
Our Autumn edition of Insight has just come back from print. We love the bright Autumn colours. Delve inside and discover the latest updates, developments and events. We will be getting it out in the post soon. For now though here is the digital copy.
In April the Wilberforce Trust opened the Yorsensory Hub. The Sensory Hub is somewhere people who have hearing or sight loss and want to find out more can come in, get information, test out equipment and talk to our knowledgeable and friendly team. Located at our offices in Huntington the Sensory Hub is open Mon […]