Resources

If you’re in education, employment, an employer or health professional, our resources below will be of interest…

Seeing Beyond the Eyes Project

Seeing Beyond the Eyes is an initiative developed by us to connect the optical and sight loss support sectors to benefit patients living with visual impairment

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 legally protects employees and customers from discrimination in the workplace and accessing goods or services. It sets out ways in which it is unlawful to treat someone based on their religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status or disability

Disability: the statistics

There are one billion people globally who have a disability. Find out more about disability statistics internationally

Guiding a Person with a Visual Impairment

Tips on guiding a person with a visual impairment safely and comfortably

Personal Emergency Evacuation Planning

Emergency Evacuation can be an issue for someone who is visually impaired. Click the link above for information and PEEP form download option

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Claims

Useful tips and help with eligibility and completing the application form

Employing Someone With Visual Impairment: Employer Toolkit

With the correct adjustments, assistive technology and support, employees with sight loss can enjoy productive and rewarding careers

Employers Guide to Hearing Loss

Hearing loss needn’t mean job loss – click on the above heading to find out why

Supporting Employees With Visual Impairment – Employer Guide

Supporting Employees with Visual Impairment in the Workplace – A Guide for Employers

Want to know more?

We hope you find the information above helpful. If you have any suggestions regarding other resources we can include, we’d love to hear from you.