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A mysterious threat to sight

A mysterious threat to sight

Myopia – also known as near- or short-sightedness – is growing at an alarming rate. Roughly 50% of the world’s population is expected to be near-sighted by 2050. Myopia is the most common cause of impaired vision for people under 40. It causes blurred vision, where...
Register for the Covid-19 jab

Register for the Covid-19 jab

There are a number of ways to register for the Covid-19 vaccine – but some methods are better suited to blind persons than others. EVDS website: https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za/ Sign up with your ID number or passport. This site is not 100% accessible to screen...
Computer joy

Computer joy

If you want to learn to use computers, you need computers to learn! And in the village of Magogoe Koikoi, in the North West, visually impaired persons have been longing for computer training. Their dream came true in February, when the SANCB launched a satellite...
Communication tips

Communication tips

Talking to a blind person for the first time can be intimidating. But blindness is just a physical attribute! Follow these tips to make it more comfortable for you both: Introduce yourself in your normal voice. Use their name, if possible, so they know who you’re...