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  • RNIB
  • On Wednesday 1 March, RNIB volunteers and staff joined campaigners from other organisations involved in the Disability Benefits Consortium, to call on the government to rethink impending cuts to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). (rnib.org.uk)
  • The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has issued an unconventional Valentine's letter to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) about Personal Independence Payments (PIP). (rnib.org.uk)
  • The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has confirmed Sally Harvey as its new Chief Executive. (rnib.org.uk)
  • The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has been announced as the official health charity partner of this year's Glastonbury Festival. (rnib.org.uk)
  • RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) is urging the Government to create an eye health strategy to bring England in line with the other countries in the UK. (rnib.org.uk)
  • The RNIB Certificate in Contracted braille is a distance learning course aimed at any sighted learner who supports individuals using braille, such as parents, teachers, teaching assistants and support workers. (rnib.org.uk)
  • RNIB Helpline is your direct line to the support, advice and products you need from RNIB to remain independent. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Who we are and what we do to support children and young people with complex special needs to live, learn and grow at RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning. (rnib.org.uk)
  • All RNIB Pears Centre staff and volunteers are required to undertake regular training in safeguarding children and young people. (rnib.org.uk)
  • The RNIB Low Vision Centre in London provides a specialist rehabilitation service for people who have been diagnosed as having low vision. (rnib.org.uk)
  • If your child has additional disabilities or difficulties, you may find it helpful to contact VILD (Visual Impairment and Learning Disability) which is the RNIB initative that supports people with additional needs in accessing appropriate eye care. (rnib.org.uk)
  • glaucoma
  • Treatment to lower your eye pressure usually starts with eye drops, and for most people with glaucoma, this is all the treatment they will ever need. (rnib.org.uk)
  • I am still pretty much the youngest person in the glaucoma clinic when I visit so perhaps that is still true but I'll contact them anyway. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Epidemiologists, with a background in ophthalmic research, were asked to derive estimates of the numbers of people that were likely to have age-related macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma at two points in time, 2010 and 2020. (rnib.org.uk)
  • 266,000 people in 2010 are estimated to have glaucoma. (rnib.org.uk)
  • While a solid link between stress and glaucoma is yet to be proved, some people are more at risk than other groups . (rnib.org.uk)
  • Indeed, as well as the minor conditions (such as red eye or floaters) that are the meat and drink of minor eye conditions services (MECS), he believes that more can and should be done in primary care, including some less serious glaucoma care, and follow-up for people who have had cataract operations. (rnib.org.uk)
  • needs
  • CSV has been using live-in volunteers to support people with care needs since the 1970s. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • The support can be organised around the needs of the disabled person and a volunteer is on call 24 hours a day. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • But Szoneberg says all volunteers receive training tailored to the needs of the individual they are supporting. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • If your child has a severe vision impairment or additional needs or disabilities, your child may get the best support in this setting. (rnib.org.uk)
  • For details of how your child can be supported in school, and how special educational needs support is organised, visit special educational needs and inclusion . (rnib.org.uk)
  • If the people who presumably care about her, like her parents, have any sensitivity to her needs and best interests, they would respect her wishes and behave accordingly. (bellybelly.com.au)
  • Ten Innovation Grants (up to $100,000) and five Emergence Grants (up to $25,000) were awarded to programs demonstrating the potential for high-impact, an ability to be replicated across the ecosystem and/or inventive, and creative approaches to support the broader needs of people in the mental health and addiction communities. (businesswire.com)
  • helpline
  • Our Helpline is your direct line to the support, advice, and products you need to face the future with confidence. (rnib.org.uk)
  • organizations
  • Organizations like the Anxiety and Depression Association of America help patients suffering from mood disorders, and there is a wide array of opportunities to support these organizations. (pointsoflight.org)
  • We thank Alkermes for this award to NSA and, moreover, for Alkermes' commitment to supporting the initiatives and good work of organizations nationwide through its creation of the ALKERMES Inspiration Grants program. (businesswire.com)
  • advice
  • For support in finding a school, we strongly advise that you contact your local authority's visual impairment teaching service for information and advice about your local provision. (rnib.org.uk)
  • People are asked if they smoke by their healthcare practitioner, and those who smoke are offered advice on how to stop. (nice.org.uk)
  • Proportion of people who smoke who receive advice on how to stop. (nice.org.uk)
  • I'm very willing to learn but where can I find more help/advice with the easiest/most accessible phones/tablets for people like me to use? (rnib.org.uk)
  • I tried a couple of years ago when smartphones were becoming much more common but was told that they didn't get much demand for advice with technology and had nothing in the way of support or teaching! (rnib.org.uk)
  • Specialist low vision practitioners can assess your vision and provide support, advice and practical solutions for you. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Dr Stanford, said: "If you are at all worried about exam stress you should always speak to your teacher or lecturer, GP, optometrist or ophthalmologist for support and advice on this matter. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Autism
  • But apps also are being developed to help people with neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and fragile X syndrome, and their use will be the topic of the next Minds Behind the MIND presentation. (ucdavis.edu)
  • tablets
  • MIND Institute researchers and clinicians will discuss preliminary observations regarding app use for touch-screen devices, or smartphones and tablets, for people with neurodevelopmental disorders. (ucdavis.edu)
  • make
  • Make sure you talk to your local authority for support. (rnib.org.uk)
  • The AmeriCorps Alums blog highlights AmeriCorps stories around the world and how people continue to make a difference after their years of service. (pointsoflight.org)
  • When people think of applications or "apps," what usually comes to mind are readily accessible programs that make it easy to play music, choose a restaurant or locate a misplaced car in a parking lot. (ucdavis.edu)
  • Who you choose to be your support person is probably the most important decision you will make if you are going to have a liver transplant. (va.gov)
  • live
  • This service is available to people who live in Camden or Islington, Kensington and Chelsea. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Our vision is that persons with PWS will live full lives without limits. (crowdrise.com)
  • Today, volunteers still play an important role in supporting those who live with mental health conditions and continuing to fight the stigmas associated with them. (pointsoflight.org)
  • volunteer
  • Costs include administration, support of a regional project manager, and a £75 weekly allowance for the volunteer to cover living costs. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • However, she warns against viewing volunteer support as "a cheaper option", highlighting the importance of "skilled human resource management" for the recruitment and retention of volunteers. (communitycare.co.uk)
  • Each group consists of up to eight people from across the UK and will be hosted by a friendly volunteer. (rnib.org.uk)
  • patients
  • SMOK004: The percentage of patients aged 15 or over who are recorded as current smokers who have a record of an offer of support and treatment within the preceding 24 months. (nice.org.uk)
  • The contractor supports patients who smoke in stopping smoking by a strategy which includes providing literature and offering appropriate therapy. (nice.org.uk)
  • education
  • You will be allocated a teacher trained to support children with vision impairment who can offer invaluable guidance from infancy through to your child going on to further education and employment. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Prader-Willi California Foundation provides individuals with PWS, their families, and the professionals who serve them with education, support, research opportunities, and advocacy services. (crowdrise.com)
  • youth education and support services, as well as programs designed to help others understand the experience of individuals living with mental health conditions and substance use disorders. (businesswire.com)
  • help people
  • We provide a range of products to help people with low vision, such as lighting, magnifiers, reading, writing and labelling equipment, talking kitchen appliances and mobility aids in our online shop . (rnib.org.uk)
  • mental health
  • May is Mental Health Month, aimed at raising awareness of mental health and helping to fight stigmas - and providing support for the millions of Americans living with mental health conditions. (pointsoflight.org)
  • In recent history, changemakers have played an important role in changing public perception of mental health disorders and establishing support systems for those who need help. (pointsoflight.org)
  • Beers courageously shared his own experience with mental illness in his autobiography, "A Mind That Found Itself," opening the nation's eyes to the mistreatment of people with mental illness and leading to the creation of modern treatment methods for mental health disorders. (pointsoflight.org)
  • The competitive grant program was designed to fund innovative and high-impact programs to support people affected by mental health and substance use disorders. (businesswire.com)
  • vision
  • While some people may never have any real problems with their vision, others can require a corneal treatment quite early in life. (rnib.org.uk)
  • experience
  • When the vitreous gel becomes fully detached this symptom should settle down - although many people experience some flashes from time to time. (rnib.org.uk)
  • Find
  • I have tried smartphones and I do use a tablet sometimes, but I find I can do without them- people share photos by emailing them to my PC. (rnib.org.uk)
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has identified 5 action steps proven to help others find hope and support. (pointsoflight.org)
  • crucial
  • Unfit processes around PIP assessments and poor decision making are leading to people being refused this crucial benefit, leaving them distressed and worse. (rnib.org.uk)
  • campaigns
  • Also, DoSomething.org hosts a collection of campaigns designed to connect volunteers with people who are experiencing mental illnesses. (pointsoflight.org)
  • usually
  • Although it is possible to remove the vitreous by surgery the symptoms caused by PVD usually get better on their own over time, because of this surgery is not usually offered to people in the UK. (rnib.org.uk)
  • year
  • The Government's new 10-year employment strategy for disabled people 'Improving Lives: the Future of Work, Health and Disability' was published today. (rnib.org.uk)