Orkney

ClearVision Project

Aims: To give children and young people a wide range of interesting books which they can share with sighted friends, family and teachers, letting them learn to read more easily.  To let braille reading adults share books with sighted children. Services provided: The ClearVision process takes standard children’s picture books and adds the brailled text…

MACS

Aims: To provide information and support to parents of children born with Anophthalmia, Microphthalmia and Coloboma. Services provided: Emotional and practical support and information Linking families with other families via social media and regional activities and events Financial assistance to MACS members who require equipment or services to help meet their needs Financial assistance for…

RNIB Scotland

Aims: To provide a wide range of national services to blind and partially sighted people. Services provided: Welfare rights service Haggeye, the forum for blind and partially sighted young people RNIB Connect Radio Employment and student support network Education/Technology/Resource centre Information and advice Supply aids to assist with daily living, education and mobility Volunteering opportunities.…

Spinal Injuries Scotland

Aims: Delivering a Peer Support service designed to meet the needs of our members. Services provided: • Provide daily visits to the Queen Elizabeth National Spinal Injuries Unit. Our Peer Support team have sustained a Spinal Cord Injury and focus on understanding the particular concerns of the patient, accompanying them on their rehabilitation journey. •…

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