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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...
How you change lives in 24 hours

How you change lives in 24 hours

Cataract surgery is one of the most rewarding procedures performed by the SANCB’s Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness. It’s incredible that 24 hours after surgery, a person with cataract blindness can have their sight restored – and with it the ability to enjoy...
Road show for students

Road show for students

Blind and partially sighted students are marginalised – and it’s partly because they don’t know about assistive technology. To correct this, the SANCB’s Assistive Technology Centre held a number of roadshows at universities and technical colleges earlier this year....
You help us cope in a time of Covid-19

You help us cope in a time of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is a threat to the health and economic wellbeing of us all. But persons with visual impairments are particularly vulnerable. People who can’t see are already the most unlikely to find work in SA – and the lockdown has only made things tougher for...