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We are the leading UK charity offering support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss.
We are the leading UK charity offering support and advice to almost two million people with sight loss.

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What support have you received at work as a blind and partially sighted person? Do your colleagues understand what support you may need? Our new guide to Working with blind and partially sighted colleagues offers tips for employers and staff. #DisabilityWorks

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Are you following the #EastEnders story of Dot losing her sight due to wet AMD? This picture simulates how someone who has wet AMD might see.
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How would losing £30 a week affect you? That's what will happen to 1,000s of disabled people if the Government's proposed cuts to ESA go through. There's still time to email your MP and ask them to oppose the cuts before the Spring budget on 8 March.

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There are simple ways in which you can support a person with dementia and sight loss at home. Our top tips will ensure you feel confident in doing this. They include making things brighter and bolder using good colour and contrast, and encouraging a consistent clutter free environment to avoid trip hazards.
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Find your Mr Darcy this Valentine's Day with our favourite romantic books, available in our Talking Books library:

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The new twelve-sided one point will come into circulation next month, and we worked with the The Royal Mint to help ensure it will be easy to identify for blind and partially sighted people.

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The ten tips in our guide will help you feel confident about talking to a person with dementia and sight loss. Start by gaining the person’s attention by saying their name first and/or by a gentle touch on the arm, then introduce yourself and what you do.

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"As a teenager I would have been mortified to use a cane". Campaigner Natalie Doig writes about her journey towards deciding to use a symbol cane to notify others of her sight loss.

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In our 2016 survey of blind and partially sighted voters, less than one in ten said they could read all the election or referendum information they were sent. What were your experiences of last year's elections? You can read more of the survey's findings in our Turned Out report: http://rnib.in/2jTQpsF
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Make sure you're not late for your date this Valentine's Day with our selection of tactile and talking watches at 10 per cent off!
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