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Grand Prize Draw Winners!

2022-01-10T16:03:40+00:00January 10th, 2022|

Congratulations to our winners and a huge thank you to everyone who bought tickets! 1st prize £500 D. Anderson 2nd prize £50 R. Maciver 3rd prize £25  S. Allan

Amazon Echo – Top Tips!

2021-12-17T10:01:52+00:00December 17th, 2021|

There are times when I speak to clients and am amazed at how many of them have an Amazon Echo Smart Speaker and don’t know how to use it, even when it has been correctly set up and configured by a family member or friend. It’s quite astounding to hear that asking it to do [...]

Rugby charity offering visually impaired Fifers weekly sessions

2021-11-15T09:35:25+00:00November 15th, 2021|

Award-winning charity the Strathmore Community Rugby Trust is offering visually impaired adults in Fife the chance to improve their physical and mental wellbeing through specially modified weekly rugby sessions. The trust, which is based in Forfar, is looking to add visually impaired rugby to the list of projects it already runs, including rugby and life [...]

White Can Safety Day

2021-10-14T14:01:04+00:00October 14th, 2021|

A user's perspective on the WeWalk Smartcane and Smartphone App 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 used a standard cane in the past, but unless my guide dog is free running [...]

Vacancy – Fundraiser

2021-10-11T12:22:32+00:00October 11th, 2021|

Fundraiser – 28 hours, home or hybrid working available Salary - £30,000, pro rata seescape is the leading charity provider of support services for people with a visual impairment in Fife. We aim to empower people with a visual impairment to live safely, independently and achieve their personal goals.  We offer a range of services [...]

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

2021-10-05T09:27:17+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 [...]

The AT Social Hub: Finding your way to work part one

2021-09-15T14:51:37+00:00September 15th, 2021|

Have you been searching for the right job? You’ve got the talent, you’ve got the qualifications but you’re not sure where to start? For so many people with low or no vision, getting a start in employment can be really challenging. Unfortunately, unemployment rates among people who are blind or have low vision remain stubbornly [...]

What’s next for the Social Hub…

2021-07-29T16:51:14+00:00July 29th, 2021|

Thank you to everyone who joined our most recent session which featured Alternative Screen Readers for Windows and Mac. The 2 Stuarts guided us through an excellent demonstration of Windows Narrator and Apple’s VoiceOver. For anyone who missed this session, you can view the recording via the link below. The AT Social Hub: Screen Reading [...]

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2021-07-05T13:43:21+00:00July 5th, 2021|

Please note a correction on page 2 of this edition. NHS clinics taking place at Wilson Avenue are Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy NOT Diabetic Retinal Screening. We are sorry for any confusion this has caused. see News June 2021 PDF