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Useful Links

These useful links to sight loss and disability related sites act as a helpful resource when you need to access information.

1. Sight loss – useful links

Seeing Beyond the Eyes Resource Pack. Provides details of local and national organisations that support people living with visual impairment

Accessible Content – download the Activity Alliance Inclusive Communications Guide at

Eye Health Calculator

Eye tests for people with learning disabilities

Sighted Guiding Techniques

Vision Simulator 

Visual Impairment Awareness training for groups (face to face and online)

Workplace Assessments for people living with sight loss to support job retention

2. Disability – useful links

A to Z of Government Information

Access To Work – get support in work if you have a disability or health condition (includes mental health)

Citizens Advice

Disability Confident scheme – supports employers to make the most of the talents people with disabilities can bring to the workplace.

Disability Discrimination

Disability News Service – focuses on issues such as discrimination equality, independent living, benefits, poverty, activism and campaigning and human rights, but also covers employment, transport, education, housing, crime, and arts, culture and sport.

Equality Act 2010: guidance

Inclusive language: words to use and avoid when writing about disability

Learning Disability – Autism – Down’s Syndrome information and support

Mental Health information and support

Statistics – Disability

Sunflower Lanyards  – to show when someone has a hidden disability

Support for people with disabilities: Scope – aiming for a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness

Please feel free to contact us if you require any further information or advice.