Visionary member, Moorvision supports blind and partially sighted children and young people in Devon and have decided to use the themes of science and nature in 2018 for many of their activities. The decision was inspired by Sarah Bell’s (Exeter University) workshop at the last Visionary conference, where she spoke about a project in which … Continued

Science and nature projects inspire visually impaired children at Moorvision

York Charity, The Wilberforce Trust Awarded Planning for State of the Art Housing Visionary members, The Wilberforce Trust, have got a nod of approval to build new state of the art housing for their current and future tenants in York. City of York councillors approved the Wilberforce Trust’s plan to build 30 new flats on … Continued

Wilberforce Trust Awarded Planning for State of the Art Housing

“Truly transformational and truly inspiring” – iSightCornwall wins ‘best third sector business’ award at Cornwall’s annual business awards in April.               (The photo above shows Gregg Wallace from Masterchef on the left who is standing beside Terri holding the award who is next to Carole, both are from iSightCornwall and … Continued

iSightCornwall wins best third sector business

We have been pleased to see the innovation and support that is going on amongst the Visionary membership in response to changes in the law on data protection. However, we realise that there is still a lot of uncertainty around proposed changes and how best to respond in order to remain compliant and promote best … Continued

Data Protection

We’ve had a lot of feedback in the past few months from blind and partially sighted people and Visionary members, and we’re taking this on board. We’re re-structuring our services, making things simpler and more consistent, modernising approaches now for an increasing number of blind and partially sighted people. Through our national role, we plan … Continued

RNIB Update for Visionary Members

Kent Association for the Blind are currently exploring their options to resume delivery of the Foundation Degree in VI Rehabilitation. This is an exciting time for the organisation to redevelop their training programme to meet the sector needs. A needs analysis will shortly be undertaken to establish what employers would want in order to invest … Continued

Kent Association for the Blind Foundation Degree in VI Rehabilitation

Workshop Programme Wednesday 1 November 2017 Workshop session one – 11:20 – 12:40 1. Technology – The 4th Industrial Revolution This workshop will explore how technology can be pivotal in the three following areas: Independent Living; Skills and Employment; Mobility and Travel. It will look at how technology is being used locally, regionally and nationally … Continued

Visionary Annual Conference 2017: Workshop Programme

[Please note that voting is restricted to Full Visionary Members only] Please see below the document for the AGM: Visionary AGM Agenda 2017 Visionary AGM Notice 2017 Visionary AGM Proxy Form 2017 Final Statement for the Year Ended 31 March 2017 [due to the size of the file the signed version could not be uploaded. … Continued

Visionary Annual General Meeting

News from across the sector for our members We want the Visionary Briefing to be informed by our members, as well as a useful source of information. Therefore, if you have any news stories, job vacancies or events to advertise, please send them to us by email. If this format does not suit you, please … Continued

Visionary Briefing 11 October 2017

GDPR is the most significant change in data protection law in the last 20 years. Implementation is less than eight months away, however the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is still working on some of the details. We know that many members are concerned about how to prepare for GDPR, the implications of not being compliant … Continued

GDPR Update and Support

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