Blindness Awareness Month 2021
October was Blindness Awareness Month – and we shared a packed programme of videos, podcasts, and stories to share with you throughout the month.
Every week during October we shared a new video from our We Work series. These share the career journeys of blind and partially sighted people in a range of job roles and sectors and the technology they use in the workplace.
National Braille week is 11- 17 October, so we shared blogs and a podcast about braille’s place in the modern world and different perspectives on learning braille.
The following week we launched “We do we see? 2: how the world looks to vision impaired children and young people.” This video simulates the five most common eye conditions in children and is the follow up to our popular video, “What do we see? how the world looks to blind and partially sighted people.”
We shared resources for professionals on delivering accessible learning, for students applying to mainstream college, and tips on the importance of good careers advice.
Throughout the month we re-shared our Blind And Able videos which demonstrate how accessibly technology has enabled blind and partially sighted employees to do jobs as well as their sighted colleagues.
Friday 1: Launch of Blindness Awareness Month 2021
Week 2: We Work video
Week 3: We Work video
Week 4: We Work video
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