Mobile app provides audio description at cinema for blind film fans

A smart phone app has been developed in Sweden that synchronises pre-downloaded audio description tracks with films being shown in the cinema.

Can a blind person be a fashion designer?

At RSBC, we know that blind young people have the potential to achieve their dreams and challenge negative perceptions of what they are capable of

TfL Launch Turn-up and Go disability assistance on London Overground

TFL’s London Overground, is the latest network to become “turn-up and go” for disabled customers.

10 things to know if you're blind and living in London

There are lots of cool things that make London a great city for blind Londoners. Here are my top 10 things that are useful to know if you are blind or partially sighted and either come to visit, or live here in London.

Five tips for getting started with assistive technology

Check out our five essential tips to get you started using assistive technology. For vision impaired young people having accessible technology that’s both easy to use and gives you the information you need can be empowering. But where to begin?

Technology: changing the lives of blind young people

We are excited about the ways which technology can level the playing field for blind people; smartphones and mainstream technology having huge potential to meet the accessibility needs of users at work, at home and on the move.

Tingle app: dating personalities not selfies

A new dating app concept that focuses on personalities, not selfies, was one of the outcomes of RSBC's hackathon to tackle common challenges faced by blind young people. The winners were Team Tingle, who came up with an inclusive dating app that allows users to find their love match by sending out six-second voice clips to each other.

London Without Limits

RSBC's London Without Limits festival featured a range of surprising, sensory and sociable blindfolded dining, music, wine tasting and family events to highlight the often difficult reality of being blind and young in London.

Get active with RSBC and parkrun

RSBC are working with parkrun to help people with a vision impairment get active, make new friends and enjoy the outdoors. parkrun is a series of 5k runs held on Saturday mornings in parks around the UK.

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