Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2019

What is GAAD? Today marks the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to raise awareness of the importance of digital inclusion. We need to get people talking, thinking and learning about the need for accessibility on the web, mobile devices and software for people with disabilities. GAAD promotes accessibly awareness... Continue Reading →

A letter to visually impaired, new mums

Becoming a parent for the first time turns your world upside down. It’s fantastic and terrifying in equal measures. People tell you how overwhelming, intense, exhausting and wonderful it is, but you don’t know what any of it means until it happens. At times, it’s so joyful you wonder if you’re dreaming. At times it’s... Continue Reading →

Yoghurt cake recipe – no scales required!

This super simple recipe is not only good for visually impaired mums who don’t want to do battle with the talking scales, it's also great for older kids to make on their own and one to make on holiday when you don't have all your baking equipment with you

How do blind people use cash machines?

Managing our finances is a personal and important part of life that everyone should have to right to do independently. Blind and visually impaired people are no different and we use ATMs like everyone else, but have you ever wondered how? Talking cash machines, how do they work? Some cash machines have a jack for... Continue Reading →

Low Vision Wardrobe Organisation

What we wear is inportant. Clothes are a major part of how we present ourselves to the world and they send a message to the people we meet. And of course, fashion is fun! I don't often experiment with trends, but I know the fabrics, colours and silhouettes I feel good in. Being visually impaired... Continue Reading →

Happy 150th Birthday WDSA

2019 marks the 150th anniversary of Wakefield District Sight Aid (WDSA). With its long history of supporting people living with sight loss in the Wakefield District, the charity continues its crucial work and is evolving to meet the changing needs of service users. This small local charity has a tiny team with big hearts, who... Continue Reading →

Eone Bradley Timepiece review

I haven't worn a watch for years because I can't see a regular watch and a talking watch doesn't appeal to me. I like the idea of a watch, I think they can complete an outfit and as punctuality doesn't run on my family, I need all the help I can get. My husband recently... Continue Reading →

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