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Happy Birthday Louis Braille: The Future of Braille

(Happy Birthday)

On 4 January 1809, Louis Braille the man who created Braille was born. So, I thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about the future of Braille, to celebrate the anniversary being this month.

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Out and About: Travel Training


In the previous two posts, I have focused primarily on travel for visually impaired people. However, people with a wider range of needs require support to learn to get around and this is often delivered through lessons called Travel Training. So, in this post, I shall give you a brief overview of what that is.

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Out and About: Advanced Mobility

Hammersmith Tube Station

In the last post, I told you a little bit about the basics of mobility. In this post I’ll be talking about some more advanced skills.

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Out and About: Basic Mobility


Mobility is the training which visually impaired and blind people receive to help them learn to travel and navigate their environments safely and independently.

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The Importance of Knowing Other Disabled People


As many of us know, the world has some pretty strange perceptions of disabled people. We merely leave our homes and go out into the world and we find people who want to treat us differently or be unhelpful. So, I wanted to talk to you about the importance of knowing other people with disabilities.

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