Knowledge Hub

As Northamptonshire’s local sight loss charity, NAB provides advice, support and products to help visually impaired people live life to the full. We do this through our empathy, experience and expertise. Please check out the how to videos below for more help from our friendly staff and members!

“How To” Videos

Would you like to find out more about guiding a visually impaired friend, loved one or colleague? Well here’s “How to with Hugh”

Would you like to find out more about using a mobility cane? Well here’s “How to with Hugh” – although always seek specialists advice on using a mobility cane before you start.

Here’s Hugh’s top tips of how to tell different bank notes apart.

Find out how to make a hot drink safely with “How to with Hugh”

Get in the Great British Bakeoff mood with this quick ‘video by Leo O’Rourke:

If you would like to find out more about using devices like Amazon Alexa, here’s “How to with Hugh”:

Harriet Smith offers her advice on making that perfect cup of tea:

Resources

Find out more about the most common causes of sight loss:

Age related macular degeneration

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/age-related-macular-degeneration-amd/

 

Cataracts

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cataracts/

 

Glaucoma

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/glaucoma/

 

Diabetic retinopathy

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/diabetic-retinopathy/

 

Coming to terms with losing your sight:

Our Services

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