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So far Gemma Dickson has created 15 blog entries.

A user’s perspective on the WeWalk Smartcane and Smartphone App

2022-06-23T12:43:44+00:00June 23rd, 2022|

Stuart Beveridge, Assistive Technology Trainer I’ve never been a confident cane user. I’m on my second guide dog and I’ve managed to get 17 years and counting out of two wonderful animals and companions. I’ve always been interested in GPS and obstacle detection devices alongside my guide dog. I also use a NaviBelt and a [...]

Join our team!

2022-05-03T12:40:04+00:00May 3rd, 2022|

We are seeking a full-time Community Engagement Team leader to deliver a comprehensive programme of support to reduce social isolation and loneliness in our client group, including providing day-to-day leadership of seescape’s Community Engagement Team. With a strong focus on service delivery and volunteer management, we’re looking for someone with a flair for motivating and [...]

Thank you Harris!

2022-04-27T09:39:08+00:00April 27th, 2022|

Please click here to read a lovely article about Harris Buckingham - possibly our youngest fundraiser. Harris gave up all his devices for Lent to raise money for seescape - well done Harris and thank you for your support!  

Chromebooks: What are they and are they accessible?

2022-04-06T14:59:18+00:00April 6th, 2022|

Chromebooks: What are they and are they accessible? By Stuart Beveridge   What is a Chromebook? A chromebook is a laptop computer which has the google chrome operating system built-in. Just like windows and Apple Mac computers, Chromebooks can be used for everyday tasks such as word processing, working with email, using the internet and [...]

Start Scotland Case Study

2022-04-06T14:51:38+00:00April 6th, 2022|

Case Study: Why David joined Fair Start Scotland David had been unemployed since 2018. He has no vision in his right eye and claims this has been a barrier to work he has been unable to overcome. He joined the programme so he could afford to buy his own flat, as finding a job would [...]

World Glaucoma Week comes to Fife!

2022-04-06T14:31:21+00:00April 6th, 2022|

World Glaucoma Week comes to Fife! By Philippa Mason, Development Manager (Scotland), Glaucoma UK World Glaucoma Week ( 6–12 March 2022) is an important week for us at Glaucoma UK. As well as giving us a chance to raise awareness of the disease, it also gives Glaucoma UK’s Development Managers a chance to get out [...]

Hello & Goodbye – Staff changes at seescape

2022-04-08T11:40:04+00:00April 6th, 2022|

Happy Retirement Karen In June, seescape’s longest serving staff member, Karen Simpson,  will be retiring. Whilst we are sad to see her go, I’m sure you will all join us in thanking Karen for her years of service and wish her all the best for the future. Below, Karen shares her thoughts and memories of [...]

A user’s perspective on the WeWalk Smartcane and Smartphone App

2022-06-23T12:43:17+00:00October 5th, 2021|

Stuart Beveridge, Assistive Technology Trainer I’ve never been a confident cane user. I’m on my second guide dog and I’ve managed to get 17 years and counting out of two wonderful animals and companions. I’ve always been interested in GPS and obstacle detection devices alongside my guide dog. I also use a NaviBelt and a [...]

A smarter vision in Fife

2019-04-29T15:36:12+00:00April 29th, 2019|

A smarter vision in Fife So many people take technology for granted these days. But have you ever considered the impact that today’s technology advancements have meant to the visually impaired? Stuart Beveridge is the assistive technology trainer at seescape in Fife one of the leading organisations in assisting and training people with a visual [...]