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Low Vision Awareness Month

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:30

Low Vision Awareness Month

Last week, the Active Oxfordshire team took part in a Visual Awareness training session, which was delivered by one of our Active Ambassadors, Nathan, and Mark, who both work forMyVision Oxfordshire, the charity previously known as Oxford Association for the Blind. We found this important to note as the change is deliberate, they found that their previous name was in fact a barrier to their service. People with a visual impairment could find the term 'blind' as something they don't identify with and could just be reinforcing negative stereotypes. Read More »