visually impaired


Budleigh Freemasons support the visually impaired

Just before Christmas Colin Bytheway and Tom Pearman visited “WESC Foundation” the specialist charity for the visually impaired based in Exeter on behalf of the Masonic Lodge of Harmony who meet in Budleigh Salterton.

They visited WESC Foundation to present a cheque for £300 on behalf of their Lodge to support their work with young people with vision impairment.


Plymouth Uni first to install device to help visually impaired

Plymouth will be the first university in the world to install a new device helping visually impaired people navigate safely around disabled access toilets.

The RoomMate from ADi Access is being fitted in the disabled access toilet in the Roland Levinsky building foyer on Tuesday 15 December. The electronic wall-mounted device uses a bespoke audio recording to describe the layout of the...

Volunteers make Christmas accessible for people with sight loss

A hardworking team of more than 100 volunteers at RNIB’s transcription centre in Ivybridge are creating Christmas cards and choir sheets in a range of accessible formats so that blind and partially sighted people don’t miss out on the festivities this year.

The valuable work is taking place in Ivybridge, Devon at the Personal Transcription Centre managed by sight loss charity RNIB (...