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Anti Bullying Week, 16th – 20th November 2015

Blind and partially sighted 11 year olds twice as likely to be bullied at school Children with vision impairment are at increased risk of bullying warn two leading sight loss charities. The RLSB (the Royal London Society for Blind People) and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have launched a report, written in collaboration with NatCen Social Research, …

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Blind Lily-Grace told she is not allowed her cane in school due to Health & Safety….!

Lily Grace┬ástarted using the cane in school in April. Her mother Kristy said it had become “an extension of her daughter’s arm” and that it was vital she was allowed to use it. She added: “It is a disability, but I want to celebrate it and make sure she can become independent. “When the school told me she can no …

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Everyone wins with Project Brailler!

If you have never been lucky enough to hear Lily-Grace’s story or learnt about the driving force behind Project Brailler this endearing piece written by Bill Winters of Perkins in the USA will leave you feeling warm, positive and motivated. Entitled ‘Everyone wins with Project Brailler’ Winters writes about Lily-Grace and Kristy as if he has known them for years. …