Blind actor Ellie Wallwork stars in the upcoming episode of Doctor Who. Read more
The Newest Star of Doctor Who
Blind actor Ellie Wallwork stars in the upcoming episode of Doctor Who.
The special challenges facing visually impaired students at university.
Calls for VAT-free Ebooks
Publishers call for VAT to be abolished on digitally-downloaded books.
Two blind people share stories of life-changing events
Dame Joan Plowright at Home
Peter White meets Dame Joan Plowright at her home in Sussex.
Books for the New Year
Three audiobook recommendations to kick off your New Year’s reading.
Should fines be issued for inaccessible websites?
Should fines be issued for inaccessible websites? The Bird Box Challenge.
Is Helen Keller a 20th century icon?
Will Deafblind activist Helen Keller be voted in as a 20th century icon?
Medals for guide marathon runners
Should sighted guide runners receive medals upon completing the London Marathon?
RNIB Closure in Bristol
The closure of an RNIB centre in Bristol, and a play inspired by life at a blind school.
Proposed changes to charity's housing scheme
Blind tenants are concerned about proposed changes to a charitable housing scheme.
Attack on guide dog
Complaint from a guide dog owner about lack of support after her dog was attacked.
Gene therapy aims to halt AMD
A gene therapy breakthrough targets age-related macular degeneration.
A new way of booking assistance on trains
A look at a new way of booking assistance on trains for visually impaired passengers.
Blind Man at the Forefront of Science
How Dr Damion Corrigan got to the top of his field of science.
Campus Cuts at Blind College
Specialist college sells half its site. VI chef teaches VI novices to cook.
Trial of Driverless Vehicles
Charity Blind Veterans UK runs autonomous vehicle trials.
Delays to Access to Work; Guide dogs guide a visually impaired runner in half marathon
Delays to Access to Work and guide dogs guide a visually impaired runner in half marathon.
Archery and Mountaineering
50th anniversary of a mountaineering feat. Plus how to do archery when you are blind.
Can blind people become architects?
A summer school teaching architecture to blind people.
Who Can Read Your Mail?
Does the data protection act stop volunteers from reading blind people's personal letters?
Three stories on accepting blindness
Experiences of coming to terms with blindness.
A new method of training guide dogs
Training of Guide Dogs and memories of playing the Notre Dame organ.
Tactile voting provision deemed 'unlawful'
A landmark High Court judgment says tactile voting devices are 'unlawful'.
Why Do Sighted People Want To Tell Blind People’s Stories?
A book on regaining sight and stories of blind women from around the world.
Exercising your right to vote… and to exercise
How visually impaired Europeans cast their vote.
Where have all the board games gone?
Why are there so few board games visually impaired people can play?
Do visually impaired people have to be tidy?
How one visually impaired single mum keeps her home tidy.
Blind prisoners compensated for discrimination
Blind prisoners compensated for not being given access to prison life in the US.
Saving lives and smoothing creases
The complicated business of gaining a first aid cert and blind-friendly ironing tips.
Scottish Braille Press Stops Press
Scottish Braille Press discontinues five longstanding publications.
The new law giving sound to electric cars
The new law making electric cars safer. Getting the mental health support you need.
A blind Shakespearean debut
A blind actor joins the RSC, and a visually impaired therapist has some advice.
What do emojis mean to blind people?
Do emojis need to be more accessible? And audio-description built-in.
A Corporate Call to Arms
The campaign encouraging business leaders to act to include disability at board level.
Smart Meters and Improving Access to Roads and Rail
Accessible smart meters; improvements to textured paving.
Access to Health Records and Accessible Fun
A listener’s issue with getting the NHS to provide correspondence in his preferred format.
Where's my pizza?
Why has a discrimination case about a pizza gone to the US Supreme Court?
The politics of power and blindness - part one
How do you manage your power when you're blind?
The politics of power and blindness – part two
How do you manage your power when you are blind?
Lego’s ‘Accessible Instructions’ Pilot
What 12-year-old Hester thinks of Lego’s new accessible instructions?
Two Visually Impaired Opera Singers
Two visually impaired opera singers tell us their stories.
Tribunal finds eye surgeon put 'money before patients'
Tribunal to sanction eye surgeon for misconduct.
The boffins who solve disability problems
From supportive body suits to a beeping football - what gadget do you need?
Dear Mr Dead Head
We chat to Elektric Apple – the theatre company where everyone has a learning disability.
Dear Janine - Please can I borrow your nipples?
The lost battery which nearly sparked a terror alert to the woman who's lost her nipples.
This love story between two comedians with cerebral palsy will melt your heart
The best eavesdrop on a conversation you'll hear all week
2019 World Cup Sailing Series medals
Medals for British sailors in Japan and GB rowers compete for Olympic places.