“She’s the Lewis Capaldi of the art world”: the young visually impaired artist transforming creativity

Hannah Evans (17) from Linlithgow, has been creating art since she was three years old and has three group exhibitions and three large solo shows under her belt. She is also partially sighted, autistic, and has specific learning and communication disabilities.

Partially sighted poet focuses on visual impairment and parenthood in new book

Glasgow-based poet Nuala Watt (39) aims to show that disabled people “have important things to say” in her latest book of poems, ‘The Department of Work and Pensions Assesses a Jade Fish’.

Inverness resident leads the way with sight loss walking group

An Inverness resident, supported by a national sight loss charity, meets monthly with other blind and partially sighted locals for a wander around Inverness city centre.

Blind Football Fan ‘Scores’ Support

A Ross County supporter has praised the club and leading sight loss charity, RNIB Scotland, for helping him to keep attending games.

Sight loss charity celebrates World Braille Day with ‘braille name generator’

To mark the celebration of World Braille Day, and the vital importance of braille, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is inviting people to request their name in braille.

Two centuries later, braille is still as important as ever, says teenage sight loss campaigner

Braille, the system of raised dots that has enabled blind people to read and write, is as vital as ever, and has adapted to the advances of new technology, says RNIB, Scotland's leading sight loss charity.

RNIB makes sound decision to create memorable new sonic logo

Leading sight loss charity RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) turned to blind and partially sighted people to help create a new sonic identity for the charity.

Pupils at a South Lanarkshire school experienced the challenges voters with sight loss face when casting their ballots

The mock election, which was held at Uddingston Grammar School on Friday 24 November, was organised by RNIB Scotland, in collaboration with South Lanarkshire Council and Haggeye, RNIB Scotland's award-winning youth forum.

Fife councillors experience street obstacles wearing sight loss simulation-spectacles

A cross-party group of Dunfermline Councillors tried to navigate around obstacles and clutter on the streets of Dunfermline on the morning of Friday, November 24th wearing spectacles that mimic different sight loss conditions.

RNIB Scotland launch Glasgow drop-in sessions

Blind and partially sighted Glasgow residents will be able to get in-person support and advice at their local library, thanks to new sessions organised by a national sight loss charity.

The Eye Care Support Pathway from RNIB

The #EyeCareSupportPathway is a framework, developed by RNIB and partners across the sector, for the NHS, social care organisations, the third sector and the public to use to support the transformation of eye care and eye services.

College of Optometrists joins RNIB and colleagues from across the profession to launch the Eye Care Support Pathway

The College of Optometrists has joined the RNIB and senior leaders from the NHS, social care and the charity sectors, to unveil a new UK-wide Eye Care Support Pathway.

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