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Royal Blind School visit Carl Strehl-Schule

Staff and pupils in Carl Strehl-Schule, Marburg, Germany

Last week pupils and staff from the Royal Blind School enjoyed a cultural exchange trip to Marburg in Germany. This diary blog highlights their adventure!

Posted: 29/06/2015 | Education


Royal Blind's Fantastic Fundraisers

Photo of Alfie, Louise and Sophie Young at Great Scottish Toddle

No charity could survive without the generosity, hard work and commitment that is offered by volunteers who organise and take part in fundraising activities.

Posted: 23/06/2015


Fun in London at the Metro Games

Junjie with his gold medal

Five pupils from the Royal Blind School took part in the London Metro Athletics Open last weekend - an annual sporting extravaganza for blind and partially sighted athletes from across the UK. 

Posted: 22/06/2015 | Education


Dark and Light: a poem by Forward Vision's Brenda Archibald

Brenda Archibald portrait

Forward Vision staff member Brenda Archibald took pen to paper and wrote the poem below after being inspired by the young adults she works with. Brilliant stuff, thanks Brenda!

Posted: 22/06/2015 | Adult Services


Tips to improve digital accessibility

Tips to improve digital accessibility

It's crucial that businesess make accessibility central to the development of websites, software and apps as well as printed documents.

The short animation below was created by the Fix the Web project. It contains reasons why accessibility is important, and useful tips to help businesses or individuals ensure their projects reach as wide an audience as possible.

Posted: 08/06/2015