Action Connect

Welcome to Action Connect

Action Connect is an online community to bring together people affected by sight loss. Here you can share and gain experiences, tips and support. JAWS users please go to the Accessibility Issues post in the forum first and ensure you are using the latest browser. If you're new to Action Connect and not sure what to do next, find out more about what is available and how to use Action Connect

From the Action Connect Community

Blog

Adapting to sight loss whilst being deaf

Deanne shares her experiences of losing her sight whilst being deaf and provides guidelines for others going through the same experience to follow.

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Blog

Social changes that come with sight loss

Jane shares her very honest experiences of how her social life has changed after losing her sight and how she has had to adapt to these changes.

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Events

Heartlands Family Day

Heartlands Family Day

22 January 2017 10:00am
Heartlands, Robinson’s Shaft, Dudnance Lane, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3QY View map
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Events

Plymouth Actionnaires - Judo Taster Session

Plymouth Actionnaires - Judo Taster Session

25 January 2017 11:00am
Eggbuckland Community College, Westcott Close, Eggbuckland, PL6 5YB View map
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Forums

Diabetic Retinopathy

Hi everyone, I am here to contact people who have diabetes either type 1 or type 2 (I have had type 1 for nearly 30 years) I would like us to share our experiences, if you have eye problems are currently having treatments or are registered vision impaired or blind as diabetes is on the increase it would be interesting to share our experiences to find out if there is anything we can do to help others in the future, or a general moan about living with diabetes................

Hi Sharon,

I am visually impaired, but do not have diabetes. However, a member of my family does, but is not visually impaired. I do have a few dietary tips, although I do not work in the health sector. I would give you some practical advice now and say that you should try to balance your diet as much as possible throughout the day and in each meal....

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Forums

History

I have strong interests in History from very early times (pre-history) right through to the end of the Tudor period (1603). If I was to whittle it down, it would be the age of the castle builders, the Normans.

I am currently researching and writing one book on the complete history of the Village I live in; and also recreating a medieval illuminated manuscript similar to a Book of Hours.

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I also have a strong interest in History. History by Michael Jackson one of the pop stars greatest hits albums. Sorry couldn't resist that one! Seriously I am also very interested in history from Tudor times right through to Victorian times and even 20th century. I have an on going project researching my family tree and beyond...

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