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Sight Loss Councils Scotland

Sight Scotland, Sight Scotland Veterans, Visibility Scotland and Thomas Pocklington Trust are excited to announce that together we are launching Sight Loss Councils across the Central Belt of Scotland and in Dumfries and Galloway.

Jamie's story

Jamie has boundless energy, so he loves making use of Forward Vision’s facilities. Jamie is a resident at Morlich House, one of Forward Vision’s three residential care units for adults with vision impairments and additional complex needs.

Lolly's Story

"Lolly is now a confident child despite the trauma she has been through in her young life, she has come on so well at the Royal Blind School. "

Will's story

Will, who has Downs Syndrome and visual impairment, has been attending Kidscene since the summer of 2016. Will has made several friends at Kidscene and is no longer so shy.

Kirin's Story

Kirin Saeed is a Braille Proof Reader at the Scottish Braille Press which is run by Sight Scotland.

Royal Blind School - Ciaran's Story

Ciaran Vassie is a determined young man.  Ciaran channelled his determination into learning karate in 2019, thanks to some assistance from the Royal Blind School’s residential care workers.

National Braille Week: A Quick Guide to Accessible Formats

This National Braille Week we’re sharing more about the interesting world of accessible formats. Sight Scotland Veteran’s Lead Rehabilitation Officer Sandra Taylor, shares more practical ways to include accessible formats.

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Our new names

We are proud to announce the new names of our two sister charities and share why we changed our names. We’ve continually adapted to ensure we're there for people with sight loss, and will be there in the future too.

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For 230 years, we have been supporting people with sight loss and blindness. We are one of Scotland's oldest charities and we're dedicated to empowering people with visual impairments to lead fulfilling lives.

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