November 2016

RNIB Connect Radio Interview

RNIB Connect Radio have an interesting interview with Maria Johnson, who has Lebers Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), about the emotions and challenges of going beyond the blind comfort zone. click here to listen to the radio interview Maria also has her own website, where she regularly blogs about ‘living my unexpected life’. For more information and videos… Read more RNIB Connect Radio Interview

The way I see it: living with partial blindness

A young woman, Annalisa D’Innella, has written an interesting article for The Guardian discussing how society doesn’t really understand partial sightedness & needs further awareness. She describes how liberating it was to start to use a long cane. click here to visit the webpage (

4 VSS teams at ASN Boccia tournament

We have entered 4 teams for the Boccia tournament this year.   For some in the team it was good to catch up with VSS friends again, but also great to welcome new Boccia players. Thanks so much to the ASN Sports Team for organising this!  

Aberdeen pupil writes for Haggeye Junior magazine

Check out the article (page 10 – 14) on Tremendous Technology from our very own Eilidh Morrison in the latest edition of the Haggeye Junior magazine. Eilidh has become a regular contributor to Haggeye publications where she shares her experiences of life as a young person with a visual impairment.    

Scientific Calculator

Click on the link below to find an online javascript scientific calculator. You can click the buttons and calculate just like a real calculator. An app also recommended is the Talking Scientific Calculator by Adam Crosser, which is currently £3.99.