It Takes Two- Dewsbury Drop In Celebrates in 20/20

We are celebrating the 2nd anniversary of our Dewsbury peer support and tech advise drop in service. KVIN was awarded a ‘Reaching Communities’ grant in late 2017, enabling the organisation to expand out of central Huddersfield, in a bid to reach out to more visually impaired people across Kirklees.The first Dewsbury drop in session took […]

Christmas at KVIN!

We are coming towards the end of a very bisy year where we have made huge progress and developed our service considerably. To celebrate we are holding a series of Christmas events for volunteers, service users and partner organisation to attend, the details are below and anyone involved in KVIN are welcome to pop by […]

Double Jeopardy Conference from Association of Blind Asians

Yesterday Claire and Aisha went to Leeds for the Association of Blind Asians (ABA) Conference called ‘Double jeopardy- Dealing with Visual impairments amongst South Asians in the UK.’ It was a really interesting day out to reflect on the work KVIN does and to compare that with other organisations. ABA work in a very similar […]

Technology Demonstration: Give Vision Smart Glasses RESCHEDULED

On Friday 13th December 2019 from 11am to 2pm we are hosting Michael Mason from Vision Plus who will be demonstrating GiveVision smart glasses. GiveVision has developed what it calls ‘the next generation of low vision aids’. SightPlus works as an advanced digital magnifier and a pair of binoculars, giving people with low vision the […]

Invitation to Opticians in Kirklees, Seeing beyond the Eyes: KVIN Open Evening

Only 17 per cent of people experiencing sight loss are offered emotional support in response to their deteriorating vision. With very little effort, opticians can make a tremendous difference to people experiencing sight loss by referring them to their local sight loss charity. Lets work together so that they are offered help and support, so […]

My Top 3 Make Up Tips For Anyone With A Visual Impairment

‘Outing’ yourself as visually impaired requires time, adaptability and confidence. As soon as you walk out into the public domain with either a white cane or a guide dog you are going to attract attention, whether you are comfortable with it or not. But definitely one plus for me, in standing out in this way […]