Children and Young People’s Commissioner commends Sight Scotland for leading the way in inclusive education

Nicola Killean, Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, has praised Sight Scotland for not only upholding the rights of visually impaired children and young people, but also empowering them to know their own rights so they can shape their own educational journey.

Santa Claus comes to the RNIB

It’s nearly that time of year again when Santa Claus and his elves at the North Pole are busy getting ready to spread festive joy to all children.

Views invited on the future Special Schools Eye Care Service

NHS England are consulting on the current model of the Special Schools Eye Care service that is live in 83 schools across England.

Leading eyecare charity Orbis launches a research trial to identify link between vision loss and mental health in children

In 2022, leading eye care charity Orbis published research showing that children with poor vision are more likely to suffer with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and a reduced quality of life.

Orbis eye health programme integrated into school curriculum in Nepal

Leading eyecare charity Orbis and Nepal’s National Society of Comprehensive Eye Care (NNJS) have worked together since 2019 to implement a programme called REACH (Refractive Error Among Children) in Eastern Nepal.