Listen to their stories
Discover their experiences of vision loss, the impact on relationships, plus the emotional, financial and practical services that led them to regain hope and independence. In their own time, they connected with a range of supports allowing them to continue doing the things they have always done like reading, travelling, working and much more. If you’re blind or have low vision, listening to stories of how people faced similar experiences is a great way to regain hope and independence.
Primary school can come with its own set of setbacks, but losing your vision shouldn't be one of them. Just when Ben was learning to read, he lost his vision.Meet Ben
Being a new mum can be challenging, but when a child has vision loss, life can become even more unpredictable. Amy's son Parker was diagnosed with an eye condition at just four month's old. Listen to how Amy’s family worked through this life-changing moment.Meet Amy
Brenda is something else. The 91 year old has come far since losing her vision, which at the time, seemed devastating. This is her story.Meet Brenda
Just as Brittnee’s hairdressing career was taking off, she lost her vision. Listen to how Brittnee navigated this life-changing experience.Meet Brittnee
As an advisor for government, and mother to her five-year-old, Deena’s used to offering advice. She’s also been blind since birth. Listen to how she navigates life as a working mum.Meet Deena
“The doctor told me that I should prepare for what would be significant vision impairment by the time I was 70,” said Cheryl. There’s more to Cheryl’s story. Listen to find out what she did next.Meet Cheryl
After living 53 years with good vision, Paul experienced blindness, almost instantly. Now back to building hot rods and BBQing, listen to how he’s been able to regain his passions.Meet Paul
Get your free 'Let's talk about vision loss' booklet
If you, or a loved one, is blind or has low vision, and would like to know about the support available, Let's Talk About Vision Loss is an excellent audio and text resource. This resource supports people with lived experience, carers and healthcare professionals who support patients who are blind or have low vision.
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