Henshaws Parent and Toddler Group

Our FREE Parent and Toddler groups (Old Trafford, Manchester & Liverpool City Centre) are open to both parents and children with a visual impairment. The groups meet weekly and offer a supportive forum for parents to share stories and experiences, take part in a range of activities and play sessions. We also provide additional information and support via different guest speakers – highlighting other support services or benefits that the families might be entitled to . We know that the key to supporting the children is to support the parents and family¬†first. A large part of that is about providing … Read more

The Braillists, a community group connecting Braille readers with Braille

Braillists is a community focused organisation intent on supporting and furthering the availability of Braille and other tactile reading systems by linking the Braille community, technology innovators and funders. We believe that Braille is fundamental in providing access to literacy and knowledge to those unable to access printed text. We think it should be a right to expect easy access to Braille material. Our aim is to connect the community to encourage debate and sharing of knowledge to allow support to come from within. To do this we run groups that regularly hold face-to-face meetings hosting presentations from new technology … Read more