The UK Government has released their National Disability Strategy with ambitions on how to upgrade employment support and opportunities, housing and transport access for the 14.1 million disabled people currently living in the UK.
Being a volunteer comes with personal and professional positives, alongside getting to work, support, and communicate with members of your local community. After a challenging year for disabled volunteers, charities take the time to show their gratitude.
The disabled community is 50 per cent more likely to face barriers to online services. This Global Accessibility Awareness Day, it’s time to advocate for improved online inclusion.
Telecom company emporia has launched its first mobile specifically adapted for visually impaired older people. The device will be sold exclusively through the RNIB.
As exam results are replaced by grades based on teacher assessments, leading charities for people who are D/deaf/HoH, blind or visually impaired are calling for assurances that 300,000 pupils aren’t treated unfairly.
Held annually on the first Thursday of March, World Book Day is committed to getting every child and young person a book of their own.
Ground-breaking artificial intelligence software that keeps up human-like conversation to be considered as a new tool for people with sight loss.
Ten disability charities have called on the UK Government to improve the accessibility of coronavirus information as many people are being left behind.
The Turned Out report by RNIB shows one in 10 blind voters and could vote independently and in secret in the last General Election.
In 2010 the Equality Act was enacted into law by Parliament to legally protect people against discrimination. The RNIB discuss the Act ten years on.
A legal ruling has found a visually impaired child experienced discrimination after the entry exams for an English grammar school were not accessible.
With lockdown restrictions easing it’s time to adapt. Three people share the challenges they face following the guidelines when living with a disability.
Channel 4 news presenter Jon Snow has recorded audio versions of crucial information around the ongoing coronavirus pandemic for people living with sight loss.
Figures revealed from the Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) have shown that 76 per cent of people with guide dogs say they have been refused service.
Everyone has experienced the joy of playing with LEGO. Now, even more children will get to share in this joy as the toy manufacturer launches their grassroots project: Braille Bricks.