Stories

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: 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.

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!

Sight Scotland Support Line: Agnes' story

Agnes was struggling with the impact of her sight loss until she reached out to Sight Scotland through the Sight Scotland Support Line.

Public Health Minister Maree Todd officially launches the national Sight Scotland Support Line

Public Health Minister Maree Todd has launched the new national Sight Scotland Support Line.

Family Wellbeing Service: Charlie and Gail's story

When Charlie was diagnosed with macular degeneration, he and daughter Gail were unsure of the next steps. Gail reached out to Sight Scotland, and both dad and daughter are now supported by the Family Wellbeing Service.

Amanda's story

Amanda was diagnosed with Stargardt disease a condition which started impacting her sight in early adulthood.

Wilma's story

Wilma, who is blind, calls our Support Line for advice and emotional support.

Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans welcome new Scottish Government eye health website

A new Scottish Government website for people wanting to find our more about eye conditions and the support available for those living with visual impairment has been welcomed by Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans.

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