Stories

Samantha's story

Samantha's schooling is split between attendance at her mainstream school and the Royal Blind School. She says her flexible placement, learning with the Royal Blind School's specialist team, has been "life changing".

Sight Scotland care worker takes on abseiling Sight for Sight fundraiser

Raymond Dixon, Sight Scotland Residential Care Worker, is taking on an epic 'Sight for Sight' abseiling challenge.

Call for local authorities to focus on sight loss 

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans launch their manifesto for the 2022 Scottish local authority elections.

Do you know how to be a sighted guide?

A sighted guide empowers the person being guided to be in control of their walking pace and the direction of travel.

Bo’ness resident calls for more awareness of impact of sight loss

Lois is receiving practical and emotional support for her sight loss from Sight Scotland's Family Wellbeing Service

Lucia's story

Lucia is growing in confidence and making new friends since she started attending the Royal Blind School.

New Chief Executive for Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans have announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive who will take up the post in January 2022.

National Braille Week: Experiences of learning braille

This National Braille Week, we're sharing stories about braille and other accessible formats.

National Braille Week: How We Use Accessible Formats

Marie O’Donnell is one of our Rehabilitation Officers at Sight Scotland. This National Braille Week, she has shared more about how we engage with those with sight loss and accessible formats.

National Braille Week launches with calls for new laws on braille labelling

Sight Scotland and Disability Equality Scotland have joined forces at the start of National Braille Week 2021 to call for action to promote more availability of braille labelling on retail goods.

National Braille Week: An Introduction

This National Braille Week (11 – 17 October 2021) we’re sharing stories about braille and accessible formats. Find out more about the importance of braille in this introduction.

Competition: Win Libby Clegg's 'My Life With Hatti'

We're giving away 3 copies of Paralympian and former Royal Blind School pupil Libby Clegg's new book, 'My Life With Hatti'. Enter here for your chance to win!

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