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When BBC's L.A.B. Scotland came to the Royal Blind School, pupils from Class 8 had a lot of fun creating art using everything from shaving foam to ipads.
“Picture, if you will, children running about and playing. Now imagine sitting in a wheelchair all day with splints on your legs and a body brace needing someone to facilitate movement. That is the reality for many of our pupils. Getting into a hydrotherapy pool means freedom. Freedom from constraint, freedom from discomfort and freedom to get close to friends.”
For three months I was an intern at Royal Blind’s head office whilst studying for my University degree in public relations at Queen Margaret University.
With the merger of the Royal Blind School’s two campuses earlier last year, the school recognised a need for additional support to be given to pupils during that time of relocation and integration.
Art exhibition of contemporary Edinburgh landscapes donates 10% of every sale to support the Royal Blind School.
This week the Board of Royal Blind announced that the charity will introduce the Living Wage as from 1 April.
At the Royal Blind we like to keep up to date with the latest advances in technology which could potentially help improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people. This week there have been two new exciting apps developed and launched.
Every year Royal Blind encourages people to participate in challenge events throughout Scotland to help raise money and awareness for the charity. If this sounds like something you would be interested in here are details of this year’s events where you can sign up and tick Royal Blind as your chosen charity.
Congratulations to the Royal Blind School's swimmers who won an amazing four gold medals at the National VI Youth Swimming Gala in Solihull.