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Wales Council Blind
Wales Council of the Blind is the umbrella agency representing vision impairment.
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Cllr Bablin Molik Sep 17
busy program as every year. Come visit stall. Higher prevalence of sight loss in ethnic minority communities, find out what we do to prevent sight loss & support those with sight loss from minority communities @WCB
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Optometry Wales Sep 17
Great introduction to the today and some great reflections on the NHS at 70 in Wales.
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PECI Team Sep 17
At the Annual Wales Eyecare Conference 2018 in today, celebrating 70 years of the NHS & improvements to eye care services for people with sight loss
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Wales Council Blind Sep 17
The is underway. . / has delivered their first sketch of the day Celebrating 70 yrs of the NHS
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RNIB Cymru Sep 17
Birthday cake, Sosban Fach, Guide Dogs wanting to take part....just your usual performance from !
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RNIB Cymru Sep 17
We’ll be tweeting from the annual today!
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Wales Council Blind Sep 7
Museums wanting to improve their accessibility for disabled visitors should read 'State of Museums Access' report which has lots of useful advice:
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Wales Council Blind Sep 7
Are disabled business people in Wales getting the support they need? wants to hear from you :
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VICTA Children Sep 7
There is still time to sign-up to receive ! VICTA's new e-magazine brought to you by our Young Ambassadors. Follow their progress and sign up to receive your copy today:
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Disability Wales Sep 7
Transport for Wales are seeking to appoint an Active Travel Lead. Follow the link to the job description. It would be great to have a disabled person in a role like this. The closing date for applications is 10am on 19th September 2018.
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British Blind Sport Sep 5
This week might be back to school week but the summer fun doesn't have to end yet, with two Have a Go Days coming up! Next stops: Bristol - 15th of September - Register: Cardiff - 29th of September - Register: Come have a go!
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Look After Your Eyes Sep 5
If you notice your child appears to have a squint after they are six weeks old, you should have their eyes tested by an optometrist as soon as possible. Many children with squints have poor vision in the affected eye. Read more:
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Wales Council Blind Sep 6
BBC News - The three-year-old Nell from North Wales is learning to use a cane with the support of a habilitation specialist from Cymru:
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Cardiff Uni Optom Sep 6
Did anyone catch us on last night!? We featured in a report about the proposed roadside test for drivers. View the report on -
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Jake Sawyers Sep 3
Heres a little story about how I got punched in the face…TWICE on a night out way back in 2014 👀👊 Enjoy, and would really appreciate a RETWEET on this one 😊
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Wales Council Blind Sep 5
Next meeting of our SE Wales Regional Forum is on 26th September in Newport & we're delighted that will be joining us to give a talk about audio described opera!
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Wales Council Blind Sep 5
National Eye Health Week 2018 is approaching and has a range of posters, fliers and leaflets that can be downloaded from their website:
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Dr Amy Kavanagh Sep 4
Don’t pull or push disabled people on or off train carriages. Think about the gap between platform & train, think about what kind of injury you could cause if disabled person fell in that gap or tripped stepping on or off. If you think assistance is needed ASK!
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Chris Holmes Sep 5
I'm leading a review for the government into how we can ensure public appointments are open to all and I need your help. Please get in touch to tell me your thoughts and experiences:
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Macular Society Sep 5
Do you know someone affected by macular disease? Our specialist Helpline is there to provide to support. Not only to those living with it, but to family and friends. Call them on 0300 3030 111.
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