This is the Monthly newsletter from RNIB services
Celebrating National Eye Health Week
During this year’s National Eye Health Week ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
More on eye health ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
How can I be guided safely during coronavirus?
If you live in England, it is now OK to be guided by people who live outside your household. RNIB and other sight loss charities have put together sighted guiding advice in a downloadable document ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Read the guidance ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Please Give Me Space: the social distancing wearable accessory is here
We’ve worked with the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme to launch a range of wearable products that signal to others to be mindful and give space to help keep everyone safe.
More about the range ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Back to school, college and university
Do you have questions or concerns about your child’s access to education and support ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Share our tips for businesses
We’ve put together top tips for businesses on how to make sure social distancing measures are accessible. Why not share them with your local shop, cafe or leisure centre?
Share the guidance ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Has accessible gaming arrived at last?
If you’re a gamer who is blind or partially sighted, you may have struggled to find truly accessible computer games. Could things be changing at last? We explore the future of accessible gaming ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Supporting your employees during coronavirus
The restrictions around coronavirus may be changing all the time, but employers have a duty of care to support employees who are blind or partially sighted. We have advice on how to support employees to work from home, make the workplace safer, and what to consider when carrying out risk assessments.
Read and share with your employer ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
Dates for your diary
Join a phone or video Living with Sight Loss course ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
We’re here for you
If you need someone who understands sight loss, call our Helpline on 0303 123 9999 ( 03031239999 ) or email firstname.lastname@example.org ( email@example.com ). Please note that we’ve reverted to our pre-lockdown opening hours of weekdays 8am-8pm and Saturdays 9am-1pm. For further information about RNIB services and our response to the coronavirus situation, please visit our coronavirus news page ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
RNIB Website ( https://rnibenews.org.uk/4UA0-
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