At Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans, we get that sight loss can be scary. If you're looking for guidance for yourself, or want to know more about how to support someone with sight loss or blindness, we are here to help.
Find information about sight loss, including advice to help with the different ways sight loss can impact on your life. 

Information and Advice

A photographer with partial sight shares how he captures amazing images

Matthew has around five per cent vision. But being partially sighted doesn't stop Matthew from seeing Edinburgh's many vistas and capturing images on his DSLR camera.

Accessible formats

Learn more about accessible formats.

An introduction to guided running with people with visual impairment

PE teacher Caren Bryce shows how to go on a guided run with a person with visual impairment.

An introduction to the Canaan Barrie On Body Sign System

The Canaan Barrie On Body Sign System is used to communicate with children who have multiple disabilities as well as being visually impaired.

Benefits of braille

The ability to read and write braille is still a key to independence for many blind and partially sighted people all over the world.

Braille facts

Braille is a tactile reading and writing system. It opens up the written word to blind and visually impaired people.

Communicating through sound with people with complex needs and visual impairment

Our child-centred music lessons are used to build children’s confidence in their communication abilities.

Coping with a glaucoma diagnosis

Sight Scotland Veterans rehabilitation officer, Katrina, offers expert advice on coping with a glaucoma diagnosis.

Explained: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Answering commonly asked questions about age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Explained: Charles Bonnet Syndrome

A Sight Scotland Veterans Rehabilitation Officer offers expert advice on Charles Bonnet Syndrome and how to cope with the condition.

How can mindfulness help people with visual impairment?

How mindfulness benefits blind and partially sighted veterans at Sight Scotland Veterans' Hawkhead Centre.

How do I help my relative or friend cope with their sight loss?

As a relative, carer or friend, how do you help your loved one cope with losing their sight?

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