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Author: Natasha Fiala

Low Vision Aids Hold Potential to Boost Independence of Young People, Report Finds

Low Vision Aids have great potential to increase the confidence and independence of young people, but they must be designed with their needs and perspectives in mind, a new report finds. Published by the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design and sight loss organisations Thomas Pocklington Trust, VICTA and VISION 2020 UK, the report Design and Low Vision Aids – a Youth Perspective is brimming with quotes from young people, providing an insight into the aspirations and opinions of those the aids should support: 12 – 18 year olds who are visually impaired. From hand-held magnifiers and monoculars to screen...

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