THURSDAY 11TH MAY 2017 Our next Conference date is booked and you are invited! This year, our theme is “Connecting Communities – Problems and Solutions to reducing isolation” We are aware of the impact that a visual and/or hearing impairment can have on people, particularly when accessing services, building a network and forging connections for […]
Our Visual Impairment Services team offers a wide range of services and we now have a dedicated website to explain how we can help. Visit the yorsight website for more information and to read about our events and services.
The Wilberforce Trust have launched a new site for its low vision services. The Yorsight website offers the same services but on a new fresh site. While the Wilberforce site is down tomorrow you can get information from the Yorsight site and can still call us on 01904 760037. We hope you like the new […]
The second Connect Cafe at Wilberforce House was a great success. With tea and cake we welcomed familiar faces along with some new. Our guest speaker, Angela Barham from Age UK York, offered a host of useful information that was very well received. Age UK York offer a wide range of services for over 50s […]
Connect Cafe: Following our inaugural meeting in April Connect Cafe returns at the end of May. Monday 23rd May 2016 10.30am to 12.30pm This months meeting welcomes a speaker from Age UK and will have refreshments and a raffle. Please ring 01904 760037 and speak with Cathy or Kerry, for more information, to book a […]
On the 22nd April our Yorsight Conference is at the National Railway Museum in York. The conference will focus on research, information and technology in eye health and sight loss with presentations on Compensating for cortical visual dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease The changing face of management of macula disease Eye Health – the right nutrition […]
Connect Cafe: Connect Cafe aims to inform, involve, update and connect you with services and people in the visual impairment world. You are invited to join us for the first meeting, to help shape what ‘Connect Café’ can become. Thursday 24th March 2016 10.30am to 12.30pm There will be refreshments and a raffle. Please ring […]
Save the date – Yorsight Conference 2016 The Yorsight Conference will return in 2016. This year the conference is based around the theme of Research, Information and Technology. Are you working with people who have sight problems? Who have dementia? Who would benefit from access to technology? Professional development for your staff? Are you […]