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

Social residential: Weston-Super-Mare

Social residential: Weston-Super-Mare

2 March 2017 10:00am
Lauriston Hotel, 6-12 Knightstone Rd, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 2AN View map
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Events

Build a City

Build a City

4 March 2017 9:30am
Washington Leisure Centre, District 1, Washington, NE38 7SS View map
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Forums

Photography

Has anyone heard and use the mobile phone app Tap Tap See?

Hi Natalie, I tried this app over the weekend with differing results. It is designed to identify up to three objects or things photographed at a time on a smartphone. I used my Apple iPhone with VoiceOver switched on as I am partially sighted in one eye and totally blind in the other.. To take photos you double Tap the screen as the TapTap part of the app name suggests...

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Forums

Games for the iPhone.

Does anyone find it frustrating that there aren't many games for the iPhone. I love games where you can do missions and go on quests. there aren't many like that. I used to play a game called Ayakashi: ghost guild, but now it doesn't work. I think there should be more voice over accessible games.

Hey, I've played a couple cool games tailored for VI gamers. I don't have a visual impairment personally but both of these have been well reviewed by those who are.

First one is called Papa Sangre which is a horror game based entirely on audio...

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