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Ethan, centre, with his family around him sat in a field

Meet “cheeky, chatty and kind hearted” Ethan.

Ethan’s mum Bhavna describes her son as “cheeky, chatty and kind hearted.” His positivity and ambition remain intact, despite a really turbulent couple of years since his sight began to rapidly deteriorate. Bhavna credits the help and support her family have received from RSBC's Family Support Service for stepping in to offer advice and professional guidance when they found themselves in crisis and facing an uncertain future.
Kai celebrates at a sports event

Kai, sports fan, 11

Kai is 11 and lives in South London with his family. He is a regular at RSBC’s sports sessions. His mum Bibi talks about the impact the sports programme has had on her son.
Wasilat in a red coat sat against a backdrop of autumn trees

How did Wasilat get a job as a blind carer?

Wasilat is 21 years old and is partially sighted, with the eye condition retinal dysplasia. She has been on RSBC’s Employability programme since October 2015 and joined with the goal to gain the confidence to work as a care worker. She has recently been given the news that she has got a job!
Headshot of George with the sky and clouds in the background

George, Social and Peer Group member

George, 18, found out about RSBC's Social and Peer groups through his high school.
Group of young people and RSBC staff outside Lee Valley velodrome

Christian felt his dreams of playing competitive tennis were over

23-year-old RSBC member Christian is passionate about tennis. Despite suddenly losing his sight at university, he has excelled at playing vision impaired tennis and even competed against the world number one in the vision impaired British Tennis Championships this Summer. Curious to find out more, we recently caught up with Christian.
Charlie at a sports event going to catch a ball

Charlie, sports fan, 12

Charlie Allen, 12, is one of the first blind youngsters to benefit from RSBC’s sports scheme.
Two runners warming up for the RSBC Blindfold Run

Top tips for running blindfolded

Running blindfolded may sound scary at first but it’s actually a whole lot of fun.

RLSB merges with B.I.G.

In January 2017, RSBC merged with the Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB).

New owner of Dorton site

RLSB is pleased to announce that PegasusLife, a specialist property developer that provides well designed homes for older people, is the new owner of the Dorton site at Seal, near Sevenoaks.

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