Sight and Sound Technology will be demonstrating their equipment for those suffering from sight loss, at the Norwich Hub, on Friday 8th April, 10am – 2pm. In particular, they will be introducing their new piece of equipment called the Oxsight Onyx. These are smart glasses can help the wearer to identify faces, read text and watch […]
Norfolk’s sight loss charity Vision Norfolk has a new Chair of Trustees, Karen Norton, who takes over from Richard Hanson and Simon Stokes, who have stepped down as Co-Chairs. Mrs Norton, who was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa in 1996 and is now severely visually-impaired with little or no peripheral vision, has been a trustee of […]
A group of visually-impaired book lovers from Gaywood gathered on World Book Day to discuss ‘The Button Box’ by Lynn Knight – an acclaimed story of women in the 20th century told through the clothes they wore – one of seven monthly audio book clubs run by sight loss charity Vision Norfolk around the county. […]
Twenty-four visually-impaired children and their families enjoyed a special ‘Festive Express’ on the Bure Valley Railway, travelling to see Santa at Aylsham Station – thanks to the generosity of a Cromer plumbing business and some of its suppliers. James and Sally Watts, who run Ignite It Right Plumbing and Heating in the town raised an […]
Sight Loss Charity Launches Christmas Appeal To Help Provide Support To Visually-Impaired Young People And Their Families
Norfolk’s sight loss charity has launched a Christmas appeal with the aim of helping visually-impaired children and young people, and their families, enjoy a range of activities designed to tackle the isolation which is a common issue for young people living with sight loss. The appeal will raise funds to support a huge range of […]
A new edition of Magpie News has been published, featuring a round-up of everything that is happening all around Vision Norfolk. You can download a copy here.
Visually-impaired book lovers are to have the chance to discuss their passion with other readers face-to-face for the first time in 18 months, when a series of audio book club group returns to meeting in person, following the relaxation of Covid restrictions.
Earlier this year we conducted our first County Wide survey to ensure that we are reaching all of those that are in need of our services and support. The survey was therefore developed to enable us to understand more about the main issues facing adults in Norfolk living with visual impairment.
Visually-impaired children had the chance to get up close and personal with Dippy the dinosaur at a specially-arranged visit organised by Vision Norfolk, the county’s sight loss charity.
The Rotary Club of Norwich is working in partnership with Hear for Norfolk, Vision Norfolk, Age UK Norwich, Norfolk LGBT+ Project, Norfolk CAB, Norfolk & Waveney Mind and Age UK Norfolk on the Cuppa Care Project.