SeeAbility has worked with Durham County Council and Twisting Ducks Theatre Company to create a film promoting the Durham eye care service for people with learning disabilities.
Read news and blogs from the SeeAbility team, many of whom have lived experience of learning disabilities, autism or sight loss.
Happy New Year! As we look forward to 2022, we wanted to thank you for your amazing support in the last year. Read our Christmas wrap-up to see how much we raised thanks to you.
Thank you for supporting our Big Give Christmas Challenge Appeal. Together, we raised an incredible £30,000 in 7 days!
Well last week the government released its white paper on adult social care, a ten year vision for what social care can be and its plans to get there. Here are our thoughts on it.
My name is Joanne Kennedy and I work for SeeAbility as an Eye Care Champion in the North West. I'll be honest, before I started my job with SeeAbility, I didn't know very much about eye care at all.
There are a number of ways you can support us this Christmas and make a difference for people we support with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss.
On Sunday 21st November SeeAbility featured in the BBC’s Lifeline Appeal!
The Bradford Visual Function Box (BVFB) was developed in response to our experience of testing children with complex needs who find it difficult to engage with traditional tests. It’s simple, quick, portable and adaptable for use with children and adults with a wide range of abilities.
The Fabulous Faculty, Marvellous Mentors and Super Steppers ran, walked, rowed and hiked to make their Steps Count for SeeAbility throughout October.
It’s time for all people with learning disabilities to get the eye care they need, which can help them achieve their potential and ambitions. This is the world that I want to live in where we all have equality and, in this case, an equal right to sight. - Read our new blog by CEO Lisa Hopkins
HRH The Countess of Wessex visits London Special School to see SeeAbility eye care team test the sight of children with learning disabilities
To mark World Sight Day and to encourage people across the country to get their eyes tested, IAPB Global Ambassador Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex, visited Perseid School in London, to see children having their eyes tested by our eye care team.
As an Influencer here at SeeAbility, one of Emily Stewart’s personal priorities is to ensure everybody’s voice is heard. Emily got involved with #TheBigConversation, in the hopes that sharing her experience of living with a disability would inspire others to think from multiple perspectives, in addition to their own.