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A view from a beach overlooking the sea. There are two pairs of feet visible, both without shoes and socks.
Five tips for an accessible day by the sea
In our latest blog one of our fabulous volunteers, Zee, shares her tips for enjoying a day at the beach.
July 22, 2022
The view from the accessibility viewing platform of Lewis Capaldi at TRNSMT 2022
TRNSMT: What is it like when you have sight loss?
In the next of our series of blog posts written by our 18 to 25 year old group, Erin shares
July 13, 2022
Erin and a friend at pride with their flags. Erin's friend has the ally flag which consists of a black and white striped background and a rainbow triangle in the middle. Erin has the bisexual flag with the following stripes: at the bottom is blue, then purple in the middle and at the top is pink. They have the flags wrapped around them so only a little bit of each flag is visible.
Blind at Pride
At Visibility Scotland we’re passionate about empowering everyone we work with, raising awareness and understanding of visual impairment, challenging stereotypes
July 5, 2022
Close up of a person's hands whilst they carry out a pinprick test to check their blood sugar levels. A glucose meter is visible in the background.
Diabetes Week 2022: 13 to 19 June
Diabetes Week 2022: 13 to 19 June It’s Diabetes Week. Did you know that one in fourteen people in the
June 13, 2022
Blue and white blocks with letters on them spelling "hints" and "tips"
A to Z of hints and tips: Part one
In the first of a regular series, Colin, one of our sensory inspirers from Dumfries, shares his hints and tips for living with sight loss. Colin’s tips are based on his own experience of living with macular degeneration for 21 years.
May 31, 2022
A black cat and a dog (King Charles Spaniel) side by side on a path. The dog is looking at the cat and the cat is looking at the camera.
Pets or not?
Today is National Pet Day! If you’re living with sight loss and have ever wondered if getting a pet would
April 11, 2022
Gemma smiling and holding a copy of her book "Half a Head"
World Book Day: Half a Head
To celebrate World Book Day, Gemma Bromley, author of “Half a Head”, shares her experience of life after a traumatic
March 3, 2022
A goldfinch sitting on a fence. It has brown, black and white feathers with colourful splashes of red and yellow.
My view of nature
The last two years have seen many of us having to spend long periods of time indoors during various lockdowns.
February 10, 2022
Hand moving over a text in braille.
Dot, dot, dot
January the 4th is World Braille Day. To mark this annual event, one of our volunteers, Charlotte, has written a
January 4, 2022
A person walking along a snow-covered pavement at night. Snow is falling and the image is dark despite some lighting on the path.
The dark side
The dark winter nights are well and truly on us. Below, a visually impaired friend of Visibility Scotland shares their
December 3, 2021
Arlene Croall, Chairman of the Board at Visibility Scotland
Being a trustee for Visibility Scotland
Trustees’ Week is an annual celebration of the vital role trustees play in governing charities and voluntary organisations. To celebrate
November 5, 2021
Zee in London with her white cane. She is wearing a summer dress and looking back at the camera.
Lessons learnt travelling with a visual impairment: part two
In the second part of her blog post on travelling with a visual impairment, Zein shares the benefits of travelling with friends, the need to be adaptable and why sometimes unexpected adventures are the best!
October 21, 2021
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