We organise a wide range of events across London and the South East for 0-25 year olds with vision impairment, so you can normally find an event or place to meet near you. Below is a list of upcoming events, you can find the full list on our meet up calendar:
RLSB Employability member gets work experience on London trams
As part of Transport for London’s work experience scheme, a member of RLSB’s employability programme has been given a work experience placement on London trams.
Wayfindr publishes working draft of world’s first Open Standard for audio navigation
Wayfindr has just published a working draft of the world’s first standard for audio wayfinding using wireless technology, along with a demonstration mobile app.
Study shows Orcam headset can improve the independence of low vision users
A study has shown that a headset with advanced facial and optical character reading technologies can help vision impaired users…
New Braille tablet could open doors for vision impaired professionals
A device combining traditional Braille Note Takers and a mainstream Android Tablet recently received its UK launch at Canada House…
8 amazing Marathon runners raise £30,000!
The London Marathon has been and gone for 2016, with approximately 36,000 charity runners, club runners and elite athletes running the…
Could you run the London Marathon blindfolded?
Peter, a journalist and RLSB volunteer has been inspired not only to run the marathon, but run it blindfolded!
Google launches new accessibility features for disabled users
Google has launched a range of accessibility features to help disabled users access Android devices and Google docs. In an…
Teenager hosts Easter Monday fundraiser at Godmersham Kent
17 year old Harriet Taylor is hosting an afternoon Tea Fundraiser at Godmersham Park Estate in Kent, to raise funds…
What’s it like to go to uni when you can’t see?
Holly is 20 years old and is registered blind, with the eye condition Retinopathy of prematurity. Having attended mainstream education,…
Teenager invents vibrating wrist band to alert blind bus passengers when to get off
A wristband which vibrates when blind passengers approach their destination stop has been trialled in Nottingham. 18 year old Daria…
Bromley Times: Bromley man preparing to take on the London Marathon blindfolded
Peter Knight, has been volunteering for RLSB for the last three years, and he has been featured in the Bromley…
Dr. Tom Pey’s Open Letter
After a week of news around being the parent of a visually impaired child, RLSB Chief Executive Dr. Tom Pey…
“I’m gaining so much experience.” RLSB IT Apprentice Millie’s story
Meet our IT apprentice, 16 year old Millie Morrissey. She shares what sparked her interest in IT, what her role…