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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.
Putting Your Face On
Applying your makeup when you can’t see.
MP Marsha de Cordova’s fight for disability support
A visually impaired MP's fight for help at work and how tech could help talking newspapers
Finding a safe meal
Managing food allergies with no sight.
Scotland bans parking on pavements
Scotland’s pavement parking ban, and the sound of our streets at night.
What's on telly tonight?
Freeview TV's new way of finding your favourite shows.
Can a volunteer sue a charity for discrimination?
Can a volunteer sue a charity for discrimination? 100 years of blind physiotherapists.
Textbook tangles and accessible elections
Why are many digital textbooks still inaccessible to blind students?
The man who helps actors 'blind up'
Consultant on a new series helps actors look blind
How you met your match, and children needed for sleep research.
RNIB sells care homes and colleges
RNIB CEO on plans to sell its care homes and colleges
RNIB care home employee speaks out about sale
RNIB care home employee says staff weren’t warned it was set to be sold.
Voting Advice, DJ Lucy Edwards and Doping
As Britain goes to the polls, what help can blind voters expect in the polling booth?
A Festive Farewell
Tips on present wrapping, festive fashion and a farewell.
A very ‘music’ Christmas
Four visually impaired musicians share anecdotes and play some tunes
A ‘melodious’ New Year
In which four blind musicians share their stories.
Funding Research Into Blindness; Blind Physios
Calls for more research funding into blindness. And the blind physio still working aged 90
Help On Your Doorstep?
Peter White looks at the role smaller charities play in helping blind people.
Talking Buses and A New Way To Read
The expansion of talking bus technology and the app which aims to help keep you reading.
Sjogren's Syndrome and Blind Surfing
The blood donors who save sight. And one of the UK's top visually impaired surfers.
Red Button Reprieve and Working Overseas When You're Blind
The BBC pauses the closure of the Red Button text service; VSO work for blind volunteers.
e-scooters, Nicola Naylor and a blind bride
What might the legalisation of new e-scooters on our roads mean for blind pedestrians?
Gene therapy on the NHS, The RNIB Reading Service, Blind architecture
A new gene therapy which can restore some sight becomes available on the NHS.
Accessible transport, macular disease and would you want your sight restored?
Blind playwright Mandy Redvers Rowe on her new BBC drama 'Second Sight'
Blind stand-up comedy, accessible apps and a study about touch
Blind comedian David Eagle, a study about touch and accessible apps.
Schizophrenia and blindness, Hester Poole, and Nicholas Saunderson
Why does congenital blindness appear to be a barrier to schizophrenia?
Coronavirus and Pavement Parking
What is the impact of coronavirus measures on blind and VI people?
A special programme looks at careers for young blind and visually impaired people.
Coronavirus and Blind Isolation
As the reality of the coronavirus lockdown hits - how are blind and VI people coping?
Shopping during lockdown and Braille library closure
Should blind and VI people be included in the government's list of vulnerable people?
Pressure on sight loss charities; Using video conferencing when you're visually impaired
Blind charities struggling during the coronavirus crisis. Video calling with sight loss.
Eye Appointments during Lockdown
Urgent Eye Care in Wales and John Slade
How does provision of eye care differ across the UK during the lockdown?
Lockdown Shopping Update and Keeping Fit
New announcements for people needing help with groceries during lockdown.
Uber, Eye Treatment and Lockdown Fitness
Why Uber is being taken to court by a blind user.
What are the effects of social distancing?
Home Schooling and Sirine Jahangir
What home schooling challenges face the blind parents of sighted children during lockdown?
Guide Dogs and Guide Runners
Guide Dogs director Peter Osborne talks waiting lists and lockdown restrictions
Music Lessons, Votes, Concessions
A new development in secret ballots for blind people.
Supermarket shopping and education in lockdown
A new scheme to help blind and visually impaired people access priority supermarket slots.
The Impact of Lockdown
Three perspectives on how lockdown has affected blind and visually impaired people
RNIB failings and Lord Blunkett
The RNIB respond to the damming report produced by the Charity Commission.
E-scooters, audio description and gaming
Rental e-scooters, audio description and accessible gaming.
David Rathband and Moorfields Video Consultations
Ten years on from the Rathband shooting and Moorfields Video Consultations.
Dog passports and online dating
What does leaving the EU mean for taking guide dogs abroad?
Paraclimbing and Cooking
This week: Paraclimbing and cooking
Virtual pubs, robot guide dogs and face masks
Face masks, robotic guide dogs and the the virtual pub.
Blind charities battle back after lockdown; Her Abilities Award
Peter White looks at the efforts some blind charities are making to adapt after lockdown.
Heading Back To Work; "Blindness" At London's Donmar Warehouse
Peter White discusses the safest ways to return to work post-lockdown.
Drug Supplies After The Brexit Transition Period Ends; A Photographic Record Of Blind People During Italy's Lockdown
What are the plans to keep drug supplies flowing after the Brexit transition period ends?
Back To School, Safer Travel On Public Transport
What is been done to keep blind pupils safe and fully involved as they go back to school?
Paralympic Legend Tim Reddish On The Delayed 2020 Games; Who Were Japan's Goze Performers?
Paralympic legend Tim Reddish looks ahead to the rescheduled games one year from now.
Fight For Sight Report; England's First Blind Musical Therapist
The call from Fight For Sight for a doubling in eye disease research funding in the UK.
Glaucoma Treatments; Driverless Cars
Responding to your emails about glaucoma treatments and driverless cars.
The visually impaired students facing university life during a pandemic.
How The Biggest Blind Charities Should Focus Their Efforts; Baluji Shrivastav At 70
Have your say in shaping the way the biggest blind charities focus their work.
Audio Described Theatre Performances; World Record Runner Sinead Kane
The falling numbers of UK theatres offering audio described performances in recent years.
Dry AMD; Mona Minkara On Her Global Public Transport Experiences
A new study into dry AMD. Mona Minkara assesses the public transport hurdles she's faced.
Futsal Star Steve Daley; Blind Actors in TV Ads
Steve Daley on the move to coaching England's partially sighted, 5-a-side "Futsal" team.
Voting In Elections
Technological changes to how blind and visually impaired people can vote in elections.
The RNIB Closes Its Giant Print Library; The Disordered Eye On The BBC iPlayer
The RNIB's closure of its giant print library. Richard Butchins on his new TV documentary.
Covid Restrictions: Care Homes And London Underground
The impact of Covid restrictions on visiting care homes and using the London Underground.
Freeview Play's New Accessible TV Guide; Calls to Save the RNIB's Giant Print Library
A new accessible TV guide on Freeview Play. Calls to save the RNIB's giant print library.
Tactile Paving on Railway Platforms; Heading Home from University for Christmas
Calls for the installation of tactile paving on every UK railway platform.
Accessible Town Centres; A New Guide Dog During The Pandemic
Brisbane's efforts to be accessible. An update on getting a guide dog during the pandemic.
The RNIB's New Chair Of Trustees Anna Tylor
An interview with Anna Tylor the new Chair of Trustees at the RNIB.
A Writers' Special
Three visually impaired writers offer their tips for aspiring authors.
A Paralympics Special
Looking ahead to the rescheduled Paralympics in Tokyo in 2021.
The New "Passenger Assist" App For Rail Users; Royal Art Works On Show
The new "Passenger Assist" app for rail users. Royal art on show via Zoom sessions.
It's All About The Apps
A look at some of the apps being used by our reporting team in their daily lives.
Covid Testing & Vaccinations: What You Need To Know
The latest guidance on accessing Covid testing and vaccinations.
Covid Vaccination Experiences and RNIB London Move
Getting the Covid vaccination when you're blind. And the RNIB is selling its London HQ.
Assisted Guidance On London Underground; Audio Description For On-Demand TV
The London Underground's sporadic assisted guidance. Audio description for TV box sets.
A Legal Battle Over The Accessibility Of Covid Information; The Helen Keller Doubters
Sarah Leadbetter challenges the government over inaccessible pandemic information.
The Death Of Blind Rail User Cleveland Gervais
What lessons can be learned from the death of blind rail user Cleveland Gervais?
Testing your vision at home with Moorfield Eye Hospital's app; More tips from writers
Testing your vision at home with Moorfield Eye Hospital's app; more tips from writers.
Braille library upgrade; Census 2021; Charles Bonnet Syndrome
Braille library upgrade; Census 2021; Charles Bonnet Syndrome.
Telephone Banking; TikTok Trolls
Accessible Covid Information; Amazon Fresh; Telephone Betting
Accessible Covid Information; Amazon Fresh; Telephone Betting.
A Transport Special - Buses and Trains; Audio Cookbooks
What the government's National Bus Strategy means for blind or visually impaired people.
Guide Dog DNA; Blind Mountain Biker
Habilitation Report; Blind Footballer
Missed Appointments; Moving House
Applying for Jobs; Going out after Lockdown
The Language of Disability
The Language of Disability - how it's changing and why it matters.
Voting; Extreme Sports