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VISUALLY IMPAIRED IN CAMDEN (VIC)

Visually Impaired in Camden Newsletter - January 2019

January Members’ event  Tuesday 15 January , 2pm to 4pm, Swiss Cottage Community Centre, 19 Winchester Road, NW3 3NR

Come and meet other VIC members and share experiences, top tips & information with tea, cake and biscuits on tap. This will also be an opportunity to help plan future events so please come with all your ideas!!

VISUALLY IMPAIRED IN CAMDEN
c/o Somers Town Community Centre
150 Ossulston Street, NW1 1EE
Tel: 07980 328 959
Email: Rosemary@somerstown.org.uk

Newsletter – January 2019

Contents

1. January Members’ event

2. At least three quarters of a million people in the UK experience Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS)

3. Fight for Sight research results in a genetic diagnostic tool for children’s eye condition

4. Royal Society for Blind Children receives National Lottery funding to support vision impaired children and young people

5. RNIB survey on The Office of Road and Rail consultation on assisted travel

6. New Guidelines for Accessible Walking Projects

7. New Synapptic TV Box launched

8. Energy UK: Bringing the benefits of smart meters to blind and partially sighted people

9. Local elections 2019: Introducing the EnAble Fund for Elected Office

10. Moorfields Eye Hospital secures multimillion pound government investment for new hospital project

11. Care charges are driving disabled people into debt, says report

12. ‘Axe the reading tax’: book industry demands end to VAT on ebooks

13. Did you know...?

14. January’s quick quiz

...and finally – You are where you eat: secrets of our takeaways