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Service User Blog: Finding joy in trainspotting as a visually impaired person
One of our service users, Roy, has written a blog about trainspotting, a hobby he greatly enjoys.   Roy’s trainspotting
April 11, 2024
Alister Lees smiles while standing outside our main office. he is wearing a blue Visibility Scotland t-shirt and fleece. Ali wears glasses and has a beard.
Assistant Neurological Vision Rehabilitation Specialist Blog
Alister Lees, formally a part of our Patient Support team covering NHS GGC, shared his thoughts since taking up his
April 4, 2024
August sits behind the reception desk. She is smiling and is wearing a blue Visibility Scotland fleece jacket.
Meet August: our new Administrator
August Wright, Administrator Originally from Wisconsin, August recently joined our team as a full-time administrator based in our head office
February 6, 2024
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Meet Dr Hazel McFarlane: Research Officer
Dr Hazel McFarlane, Research Officer Dr Hazel McFarlane MBE recently joined Visibility Scotland as a Research Officer. Hazel has a
January 12, 2024
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Accessible Communications Volunteers
Volunteering with Visibility Scotland Two of our accessible communications volunteers – Sandro and Charlotte – tell us what being an
January 9, 2024
Miriam sits in our patient support room at Gartnavel General Hospital. Miriam is wearing a blue Visibility Scotland fleece and t-shirt and is smiling.
Meet Miriam: Patient Support Worker
Miriam Carnan, Patient Support Worker Miriam joined our NHS GGC patient support team in  August.  Miriam shares her thoughts on
October 23, 2023
Adam stands in a lecture room in front of two people. Adam is explaining sighted guiding to them. The presentation slide projected on the wall explains how to guide someone when using stairs.
Meet Adam: our Training Development Worker
Adam Lodge, Training Development Worker Adam joined us as our new Training Development Worker back in June. We asked Adam
October 18, 2023
Erin sits at her desk in Mountainhall Treatment Centre. She is smiling while wearing a blue Visibility Scotland t-shirt and fleece
Meet Erin: our new Community Worker in Dumfries and Galloway
Erin Leslie, Community Worker We recently recruited a new Community Worker to work in our Community Sensory Support Service in
October 13, 2023
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Unveiling the Potential: How AI and ChatGPT can empower the visually impaired community
Today we’re going to dive into the captivating world of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it intertwines with ChatGPT.  Intrigued?
July 19, 2023
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Disability Awareness Day
Our Digital Advisor – Craig MacLagan – has written a blog to celebrate Disability Awareness Day. Image ID: Craig wearing
July 13, 2023
the staff team gathered outside Visibility Scotland's office. The team are smiling and wearing blue Visibility Scotland t-shirts
Staff team training day
We held our first in-person staff team training day in over three years on Wednesday!   Staff development is the
June 30, 2023
Jeni Queen, Trainee Visual rehabilitation specialist, smiles while wearing a blue Visibility Scotland t-shirt
A week in the life of Jeni Queen, Trainee Visual Rehabilitation Specialist
My week always starts with checking my trusty diary and I don’t mean my online calendar. I mean my old-fashioned,
May 22, 2023
The Visibility Scotland office at 2 Queen's Crescent
A special visit
Today, John and Lesley popped into our headquarters at 2 Queen’s Crescent, Glasgow. John and Lesley used to live in
May 12, 2023
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Equality Diversity and Human rights week
In celebration of Equality, Diversity, and Human Rights Week, we asked one of our amazing Right to Dream ambassadors to
May 11, 2023
Gina lying down on the grass with her tougue sticking out
A personal experience of having a guide dog by Emma McElwee
My name is Emma, and I have had my lovely Guide Dog, Gina, for seven years. Anyone who knows me
April 26, 2023
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