Speaker - Emma Corentin - Berkshire Vision
Thu 22nd November 2018 at 20.00 - 22.00
Emma Corentin gave a talk and demonstration to members to explain what it is like to be visually impaired.
Berkshire Vision is a local registered charity with over 100 years of expertise and experience in the provision of services, advice and support to more than 2,000 people across Berkshire who are blind or partially sighted.
They aim to provide visually impaired people (VIPs) with the information and support they need to live independently and safely.
They achieve this by offering a wide range of services to VIPs and their families as well as working with health and social care professionals, local employers and community groups to improve their understanding of visual impairment and the needs of those affected by all forms of vision loss.
They also provide vital practical and emotional support to VIPs and their families, have a children’s activity club, social clubs and a full range of sporting activities for all ages.