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Time to raise awareness of Self-directed Support

Donald Macaskill delivering a speech

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care, blogs on the reform of health and social care and our joint research into Self-directed support.

Posted: 08/11/2019 | Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Christmas Raffle

Christmas Raffle

We have three amazing prizes up for grabs in our Christmas Raffle, with a top prize of £500! By selling raffle tickets on behalf of Royal Blind, you are helping us support blind and partially sighted children and adults across Scotland. 

Posted: 05/11/2019

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Focus on disability rights with the Royal Blind Rights Pledge

Mark O'Donnell speaking in the Scottish Parliament

The political chaos over Brexit which has unfolded in Westminster in recent weeks may be dominating conversations at family mealtimes and in pubs across the country.  However, the lack of clarity about what Brexit will entail for a huge range of areas of our lives is a very real concern for disabled people, and has the potential to impact significantly on key areas of life for people with sight loss.

Posted: 18/09/2019

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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: New campaign will push to make education equal for vision impaired

Bo takes part in art with teacher at school

Written by Mark O'Donnell for The Scotsman

Posted: 17/10/2018

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