Guide authors – Imogen Blood, Dianne Theakstone and Ian Copeman

This guide aims to share information for visually impaired people who are looking for a new home, seeking to live independently for the first time or experiencing problems in their current accommodation. It will share personal experiences from visually impaired people who have different life circumstances, provide useful suggestions, and signpost to sources for further advice.

It covers everything from student housing and tips for living in a shared house to the moving process, assistive technology and support for living independently and more. The guide was co-produced with people with sight loss and shares personal experiences of visually impaired people who have different life circumstances, provides useful suggestions and signposts to over 100 sources for further advice.

If you have any comments or ideas about the information in the guide, please email us at [email protected].

Links

Housing guide for people with sight loss - Word version

Housing jargon buster.