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Royal Blind School visited by Education and Skills Committee

Mark O'Donnell, pupils and MSPs in music class at Royal Blind School

MSPs discussed specialist school education for blind and partially sighted pupils on a visit to the Royal Blind School.

Posted: 13/12/2018 | Education

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Mark O'Donnell: Companies should open their eyes to the benefits of employing disabled

Vision impaired receptionist at the Scottish Braille Press

Written by Mark O'Donnell for The Scotsman

Posted: 11/12/2018

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Ban on Temporary Outdoor Signage in Edinburgh Welcomed

Street cluttered by temporary outdoor signage

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded warmly welcome ban on temporary outdoor signage by Edinburgh City Council.

Posted: 31/10/2018

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Our Vision for Equal Education

Our Vision for Equal Education

Today Royal Blind is launching Our Vision for Equal Education - a campaign to highlight the need for increased support in Scotland’s schools for blind and partially sighted pupils. 

Posted: 23/10/2018 | Education

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Mark O'Donnell: Royal Blind aim to end loneliness

William Montgomerie

Written by Mark O'Donnell for The Scotsman.

Posted: 03/10/2018 | Education, Care for Older People, Scottish War Blinded

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Our new policy function

John Swinney MSP talks to a pupil during a visit to the Royal Blind School

Our new policy function

By Richard Baker, Policy Manager

With the number of people living with sight loss in Scotland expected to double by 2050 in line with population ageing, it is more important than ever to ensure that the challenges facing vision impaired people are taken into account by politicians and other decision makers. 

Posted: 14/02/2018

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