Our briefings go out to members every fortnight, passing on information between local sight loss organisations and the wider sight loss sector.

List of Visionary Briefings

Our briefings go out to members every fortnight, passing on information between local sight loss organisations and the wider sight loss sector.

Briefings July-December 2018

Empowering individuals affected by sight loss to advocate for themselves and others is as important as supporting charities and community groups to campaign on their behalves. We will work with organisations such as the Parliamentary Outreach team and produce resources on advocacy to ensure that our members are supported to empower the people using their … Continued

Campaign Coordination: Individual Advocacy

Useful information and resources on assistive technology, useful apps, tips and more. A list of useful organisations and links to online support available.

Technology and Communications overview

We provide support to members on services aimed at supporting people living with sight loss from technology services to peer support to rehabilitation. We are developing resources to support organisations to set up, deliver and evaluate these services and share learning from members who are delivering effective support in this area.

Living With Sight Loss: Rehabilitation

Supporting children to succeed through education and helping  young people transition from school to further education, higher education and work; and also supporting adults through lifelong learning are all areas many Visionary members actively provide support. Visionary will be developing resources to support members looking to bolster support in this area and share learning from … Continued

Education & Training

Good outcome and impact measurement is essential to the continued success of your organisation. Once you have carried out your data collection it is time to interpret and make sense of it, allowing you to present to your findings to your stakeholders. Data analysis, or evaluation, is the process by which you scrutinise the information … Continued

Data Analysis: Evaluation

This guide aims to provide a brief overview of information and tips collated from research into the Reaching Communities grants provided by the Big Lottery Fund (BLF). The BLF are currently updating the application process so this resource has tried to incorporate any new information we have received. A few facts about the BLF: The … Continued

Handy Hints to Reaching Communities Bid

1   Know your timings before you start Check when the consultation is open from and until and if there is a specific format you have to respond in. Putting together a response with good evidence often takes more time than people think. Check when the outcomes of the consultation are to be published and follow … Continued

Top tips for responding to a consultation

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