Real Lives

Welcome to the real lives section of our website. Here can you read inspiring and interesting stories about the  the people that your donations help.

These are split into six categories so you can find stories on people and situations that you are interested in.

Being blind or having a visual impairment can cause many problems, but hopefully these stories show that losing your sight needn’t mean the end of living a full, happy and successful life.

HOW DOES A BLIND PERSON TAKE PHOTOS?
If you’ve been watching the TV recently, then you might well have seen the new Nokia adv…
GUITAR LESSONS AT BLIND INDEPENDENCE GREENWICH
Recently I had the great pleasure of meeting Danny Pickett, a guitar teacher who works with Blind In…
THANK YOU FOR HELPING CHU MAN TO WALK
Val from SeeAbility, one of our Member Charities, contacted us recently to tell us about one of their…
GETTING THE BEST EDUCATION FOR YOUR VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILD
Depending on where you live in London, the level of services available to your visually impaired chi…
OPENING UP A WORLD OF NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND INDEPENDENCE.
Advances in adaptive computer technology including speech software and the internet have opened a wh…
BRINGING THE NEWS TO LIFE
This year Talking Newspapers Islington received a grant from the Greater London Fund for the Blind…