This week we welcomed staff from John Lewis (Leeds) to participate in our specialist Sensory Awareness Training day. This is a course designed and delivered by our highly qualified staff which highlights the many issues that those with a sensory impairment may face on a day to day basis.
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 […]
Information about the ongoing 3D soundscaping Microsoft Project for outdoor navigation.
This year the Wilberforce Trust is taking part in Grow Your Tenner, an annual match funding campaign run by Localgiving.
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.
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.
What features and benefits a tablet can offer? Come in to have a chat and learn an easy way to: set alarms, reminders, play music, read books, send emails, contact family & friends and more!
Here at the Wilberforce Trust we are working to help people with a visual impairment or sight loss to use technology to help make things more manageable in their everyday lives. Our CEO Philippa came across this exciting new technology and we are looking forward to a demo in house!
The 2016 conference is now over and what a great success it was! The conference focused on the topic of ‘Research, Information & Technology’.
Yorsight is here to help you look after your eyes and live with the sight you have.
Drop in to Wilberforce House for your personal Tech help. For one to one or small group sessions. Call 01904 760037 We welcome you to our technology Drop In Sessions. If you or a friend or family member a have a visual impairment and may need help or advice for using technology then visit us during a […]
We are excited to announce our upcoming conference: Connecting Communities! Thursday, May 11th, 2017. Tickets
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 […]