Every Action creates a Reaction blog
I’ve just been reading all about the latest Actionnaires club event.
Find out about computer assisted technology such as JAWS.
As you’ve seen in the latest email, technology can really make a world of difference to blind and partially sighted people. There are lots of gadgets designed specifically for people with sight loss to help them retain their independence – from talking clocks to computer equipment.
Can you imagine how terrifying and lonely it must to be lose your sight? Take a moment and think about what you would lose.
At our recent Birmingham Actionnaires club aspiring raft builders aged from four to 16 took part in a raft building exercise at Edgbaston reservoir.
Hi, I'm Carla and I work at Action. A couple of weeks ago I went up to Bristol to take part in a coffee morning hosted by Action for Blind People with the help of the local beauty college. Around 30 blind and partially sighted people met for the coffee morning then had a manicure and pedicure courtesy of the beauty college students.
My name is Anna and I work on the new Actionnaires activity projects in Norfolk, supporting partially sighted children and their families. We were really excited to be able to provide an activity club for families in Norfolk, thanks to donations like yours, which have made a big difference to children like Abbie.
I met Jonathan Fleet who came all the way to London from Bury-St-Edmunds in Suffolk to attend a Career Coach event we were running. Jonathan is 16 and wants to be a history teacher. He came to find out about possible part time work while he finishes school.
abbie, accessible technology, actionnaires, badminton, benefits, braille, bristol, catch up, confidence, independence, jaws, katie, norfolk, nystagmus, relaxation, sports, sports., table tennis, text-to-speech, thank you,