The Payments Council is running a campaign to increase awareness of chip and signature cards as an alternative method of payment to chip and pin cards. Sandra Quinn from the Payments Council tells us why they are running the campaign, and we hear from two listeners whether chip and signature cards work for them. Many visually impaired people find the pin number cards difficult to use but knowledge about them is limited.
Load2Learn is a new online resource of electronic textbooks for school students being launched this week. It is a joint project between the Royal National Institute for Blind People and Dyslexia Action and aims to cut the time needed to prepare materials for visually impaired students who need alternative reading formats.
Who is the carer? Pat is visually impaired and is full time carer for her husband David, who has a spinal injury. They talk frankly to Lee Kumutat about the checks and balances of caring for each other, that make them a formidable team.