Everyday life

Practical advice for independent living including information on technology, advice for employment issues and career development and information for education.

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Employment

We have advice about retaining employment, developing skills and presenting your disability positively.

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Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is a generic term used for a wide range of software and hardware designed for disabled people to assist with everyday tasks in both work and home life

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Education

There is specialist education provision available for children who are blind and partially sighted.

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Housing

Advice to help you adapt your home to accommodate your sight loss including advice on types of useful equipment.

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Tips on producing printed material for blind and partially sighted people

All blind and partially sighted people have different requirements when it comes to the production of printed materials.

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