Goalball Victory!

Goalball Victory!

I may have mentioned before that I am part of the Winchester Goalball club. To understand what Goalball is go to Goalball UK’s website:  www.goalballuk.com Early Saturday morning I was up and getting ready for the second tournament this season, this time luckily for...
UPDATE Access to Work

UPDATE Access to Work

I won the appeal, yippee! Specialist database training here I come. Re: Why is access to work such a complicated and sole destroying process? posted 22/11/2017 This week I have had to appeal yet again (the second time since June) against a decision made by the...
Speaking with Medical Professionals

Speaking with Medical Professionals

Recently, medical professionals from Southampton University came to visit Southampton Sight  as part of their continuous professional development. They attended training focused on what it is like to live with sight loss.  Along with four other people with varying...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

This week has been full of cheer and festivities! Tuesday the centre was full of our lovely volunteers for our annual volunteer Christmas dinner that Maria and Sonia cooked.    The food was plentiful and very tasty.  I did feel guilty while eating; Gail, Angela and...

Access to Work – Trials and Tribulations

Why is access to work such a complicated and sole destroying process? This week I have had to appeal yet again (the second time since June) against a decision made by the wonderful government run scheme Access to work.  I have asked for 2.5 days of specialist training...

Where Are My Eye’s?

This week started slightly differently than usual, Gail and I both had no support workers with us on Tuesday so she was my eyes and I was her hands. When I needed print looking at I borrowed Gail’s eyes (I promise I gave them back) I also returned the favour by...

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