Sight Scotland Veterans Stories Page Type NewsBlogCase study Category Care for people with visual impairmentFor ProfessionalsLearning ResourcesLife skillsLiving IndependentlyNew to Sight Loss Sight ScotlandSight Scotland VeteransSupport for ParentsVeterans' service stories Filter Results Road Safety - Prepare for bad weather in winter monthsAs we enter the darker, colder months, road safety for blind and partially sighted people becomes a lot more challenging. It is much harder to locate places in the dark, and even the most familiar of routes can become confusing.Find out more Why is Remembrance Day so important to our veterans? Remembrance Day is a time to remember and reflect on all those people that gave their lives for our freedom today. It is a time to remember lost family and friends who gave up so much so we can live the lives we do today. Find out more With sight loss you lose your independence and confidenceWhen Ally Reid started to lose his sight 23 years ago it seemed like his whole world had caved in. The former military mechanic went blind in his left eye and only had peripheral vision in his right.Find out more Sight loss couldn’t stop Noreen from conquering the West Highland WayIn 2014, Noreen Smith lost most of her sight in her right eye. Three years later, despite injections for macular degeneration, her left eye also became severely limited.Find out more 5 most common emotional reactions to losing your eyesightLosing your eyesight can feel like losing someone close to you. It may be hard to cope after being diagnosed with conditions like cataracts, glaucoma or age-related macular degeneration.Find out more Transforming Linburn Walled Garden into a Therapy Hub for Veterans and CommunitySight Scotland Veterans has partnered with Cyrenians to revitalize the historic Walled Garden within its Linburn Centre in West Lothian, creating a therapeutic hub for veterans, families, and the local community.Find out more Jazz pianist loving new text-to-speech equipmentArmy veteran Fred Smith is a loving a new piece of equipment called a Hark Reader.Find out more Sight Scotland Veterans Launch Bowling TeamSight Scotland Veterans has launched a new lawn bowling team which will now compete in the Vision Impairment Bowling Scotland League (VIBS) with matches taking place all over Scotland. Find out more Douglas Ross praises Sight Scotland Veterans during centre visitScottish conservative party leader praises Sight Scotland veterans during visit to charity's Hawkhead Centre Find out more Andy's StoryAndy Lundie, a driver at our Hawkhead centre, shares his experience as a carer for his adult son. He’s one of many carers who work here at Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans. Find out more Kiltwalk Veterans says thank you for life changing supportTom Smith, aged 34 from Renfrewshire, led his ‘Daredevils’ team on a 22.7 mile walk to say thanks for thanks for the life changing support they provide.Find out more The Art of Combating LonelinessArt Tutor at Hawkhead discuss how Art can help people with sight loss to communicate, connect and combat loneliness.Find out more Pagination 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 … › Next page » Last page From the media? If you are a journalist or media officer and are looking to get in touch with our team, please contact: 07718 486323 Thanks so much for considering us.