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If you are a journalist and would like to find out more about NAB or would like to speak to someone for a comment, please contact Rhian Williams on 07395 793476. We are very good at talking about how to prevent sight loss, common sight loss conditions, and services available for visually impaired people in Northamptonshire.

World Diabetes Day: #DiabetEYES

World Diabetes Day: #DiabetEYES

It's World Diabetes Day and Frankie - who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes aged 15 - talks about the importance of regular eye screening. https://youtu.be/0-u8yV0w0mE People with diabetes are at risk of developing Diabetic Retinopathy which is caused by high blood...

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Purple Tuesday 2019: Hugh Spence explores….

Purple Tuesday 2019: Hugh Spence explores….

What is purple Tuesday? Purple Tuesday is a international call to change and improve the consumer experience for people with a disability and today, 12 November 2019, marks its second year. People with disabilities and their families spend around £249 million pounds...

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Chris’s top tips for buying a magnifier

Chris’s top tips for buying a magnifier

Chris Morton from HumanWare shares his recent experience with Gordon – a model train lover who has lost his sight – and his top tips when selecting a digital magnifier. I took a phone call recently from a gentleman called Gordon....

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Top tips for bringing up a visually-impaired child

Top tips for bringing up a visually-impaired child

With both Father’s Day and Nystagmus Awareness Week this week, we asked Paul Blakemore – who’s dad to Charlie who has Nystagmus – what his top tips are when bringing up a visually-impaired child. Tip 1: Think ahead regarding safety. Tip 2: In unfamiliar surroundings...

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For more than 100 years we have been working with blind and partially sighted people throughout Northamptonshire helping thousands of individuals transform their lives.

Find out how we can help you today – phone our confidential helpline on 01604 719193 or send us an email info@nab.org.uk