Blind & Visually Impaired


Blind & Visually Impaired

This group is suitable for anyone who has an interest in visual impairment.

Whether you feel like talking about current issues, organisations like Guide Dogs, or finding and sharing assistive technology that enables visually impaired people, this is the place to do it. 

All bespoken members can see content from this group but you have to sign up to this page in order to post content and receive alerts. It's a great way to keep abreast of the latest developments in this field.

Members: 9
Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2018

Discussion Forum

Glasgow International Airport is First to Trial New Aid for Visually Impaired People

Started by bespoken Team Oct 23, 2018. 0 Replies

Glasgow International Airport have joined up with an inventor-duo to trial a brilliantly…Continue

Tags: Impaired, Blind, Glasgow, Airport, Visually

Ramble on with Ramble Tag - A Revolution Designed by Visually Impaired Inventor

Started by bespoken Team Sep 12, 2018. 0 Replies

An offhand remark, jokingly made from one friend to another, turned out to be the first…Continue

Tags: Blind, Visually, Impaired, MacLean, Laura

UKs 1st Miniature Guide Horse in Training - Meet Digby

Started by Paul Richoux Feb 16, 2018. 0 Replies

BBC journalist Mohammed Salim Patel has become the first person in the UK to receive a guide…Continue

Tags: Mohammed, Salim, Patel, Impaired, Visually

Stylish wearable technology gets visually impaired people about safely

Started by Paul Richoux Oct 5, 2017. 0 Replies

A graduate of Brunel University has designed a discrete and smart wearable technology that makes it easier and safer for people with a visual impairment to get from A to B. Emilios Farrington-Arnas,…Continue

Tags: Guide, Dog, Wearable, Technology, Impaired

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Comment by bespoken Team on January 27, 2015 at 15:38

A good one from way back. Check out this Rubik's cube for visually impaired and blind people.

Comment by gavin alastair neate on January 19, 2015 at 18:30
Great idea to form groups. Looking forward to informing members of advances with Neatebox. Awaiting to hear if we have won grant funding for a project at Lauriston Place Edinburgh. Crossing next to Eye Pavillion. More to follow.
Comment by bespoken Team on January 19, 2015 at 16:31

...and whilst I'm at it, for those of you who are not yet familiar with the Neatebox project and its creator Gavin Neate, you need to check out the following articles.

"Gavin is focused on improving lives"

"The pedestrian Neatebox"

Comment by bespoken Team on January 19, 2015 at 16:26

Hi all,

I'd like to make the first post to this group by reminding people about a post from only a couple weeks ago.

"Five things you don't know unless you're blind"


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