Successful Opening of The Sensory Hub by the Archbishop of York

We’ve had a wonderful morning at the Trust, welcoming the charming and personable Most Reverend John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York. He spent time this morning speaking with the many people who have benefited from the services offered here, the work with people who have a visual impairment, hearing loss, and / or dual sensory…

coffee and tech

Tech Drop in: Try Tech, Advice, Questions & Settings

Please come to our Tech Drop In Sessions. If you have a visual impairment or a friend or family member who may need help then visit a session.

Sessions are the First & Third Tuesday, anytime between 10:30am – 2:30pm and you don’t need any technology experience at all.…

system to navigate

Gadgets that see?

eyeCane

How the eye cane device will look, to help users navigate their environment.

Prof. Amir Amedi’s been working in his world-renowned Lab for Brain and Multisensory Research, so that people with vision impairment can “see” their environment. This is with the aid of sensory substitution devices (SSDs) that provide visual information from sound and touch.…

visionSim iPhone app

VisionSim

VisionSim : You need this app!! (It’s a simulator that lets you ‘see’ how vision can be affected.)

Do you know someone with a visual impairment? Are you trying to learn a little more about conditions for sight loss and how vision can be affected? VisonSim is a good start to discovering some of the ways people can be affected by sight loss.

If you are a friend, family, carer or just interested to know more, then you should check out this app……