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Stories

Royal Blind celebrates 225 anniversary at Scottish Parliament

One of Scotland’s oldest charities has marked 225 years supporting blind and partially sighted people.Royal Blind held a reception for its supporters, staff and service users at the Scottish Parliament yesterday.

Charity calls for level playing field in learning for blind and partially sighted pupils

Today (Tuesday 23 October), Scotland’s largest sight loss charity is launching a new campaign calling for better chances in education for pupils with vision impairment.

A day in care home life at Jenny's Well

What does the day in the life of a Royal Blind specialist care home for older people like?

Mark O'Donnell: Royal Blind aim to end loneliness

Tackling the scourge of loneliness in society requires political will and leadership, and Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded have commended the Scottish Government for the beginnings of this through developing a ground-breaking national strategy to

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.

Royal Blind School - Andrew's story

Andrew Pettigrew excelled in his studies at the Royal Blind School. After seven years of schooling, Andrew is readying himself for the University of Strathclyde.

Jeannette's story

Jeanette Simon has been staying at Braeside House since March 2018. Jeanette says the care she receives at Braeside House care home is top quality.

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.

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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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About us

For more than 225 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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