SITE News

Managing and preventing diabetes

There are now over four million people in the U K with diabetes. Diabetes can lead to many complications, including sight loss.   What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes is where your pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin, and that means that you have really high levels of […]

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Dates For National Eye Health Week

Eye Health UK announced that National Eye Health Week (NEHW) 2017 will take place 18 – 24 September. Building on the success of the 2016 campaign, which saw thousands of healthcare professionals, organisations and charities join forces to transform people’s attitudes and behaviour towards looking after their eyes, this year’s awareness week will once again […]

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X-Men device Developed To help Blind People ‘See’

heading level 1 Move over white cane — Australian engineers have developed a device that can help the blind and vision impaired navigate the world. The device uses lasers to help identify non protruding obstacles in a user’s path. IT ALL sounds a bit X-Men. Giving people extra powers and senses to control the world […]

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Orcam Demonstration

Just a quick reminder to those who have not yet booked a place at the Orcam demonstration on Monday 27 February commencing 10:30 in the SITE offices.   A limited number of places are available OrCam MyEye is activated by a simple intuitive gesture – pointing your finger or pressing a single button. Whether it’s […]

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Event Workshop: NVDA and Narrator

  Just a quick reminder to book your place on the free NVDA/Windows Narrator workshop next week.   NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access) is a free open source screen reader for Windows computers.  Easy to use we will have you up and running in no time.   Windows Narrator is part of the Windows Operating […]

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SITE Calendar of Events and Workshops March 2017

All of the events are free and we welcome participation by people with sight loss and organisations and staff who support people with sight loss.   Tuesday 7th March 10.30am – 12pm – Laptop or Tablet? What is best for you? A workshop covering Windows and Apple laptops and the latest Tablet computers. Tuesday 21st […]

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