Falkirk girl with sight loss is World Book Day winner

Grace Kidd, 9, from Falkirk, is the winner of a creative writing competition hosted for the first time by leading sight loss charity, RNIB, to mark World Book Day.

Limitations batted away at Glasgow blind cricket event

A unique event is being run in Glasgow this weekend for blind and sighted people to have a go at visually impaired cricket.

Melton optometrist and lecturer shortlisted for RNIB See Differently Award

A Leicestershire woman who is currently writing a book about a visually impaired dragon will be hoping to slay the judges at the RNIB See Differently Awards where she has been nominated in recognition of her role in the development of low vision clinics across the UK over the last 30 years.

Zac’s work saving sight from Ayrshire to Addis Ababa earns nomination for RNIB See Differently Award

A West of Scotland clinician has been shortlisted for an RNIB See Differently Award in recognition of his work as an eye consultant across five hospitals in his local area as well as providing eye surgery in some of the world’s poorest regions.

Local campaigner with glaucoma from Manchester shortlisted for RNIB See Differently Award

A man from Manchester has been shortlisted for an RNIB See Differently Award in recognition of his campaigning to raise awareness of glaucoma and the importance of eye care among young people and those of East Asian heritage.

Animal antics for children with vision impairment

Nine families with children with vision impairment got up to some animal antics at a mini zoo in Perth, thanks to the charity RNIB.

“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.

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