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    YORSIGHT Conference ‘Vision in the future’:

    Click here for more information and how to book a place

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    Charity art auction, York:

    Great art by local and disabled artists, 11 Oct. York. Click for details and full pictures.

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    Visual Awareness Training:

    A half day Wilberforce Visual Awareness Training course ensures that you & your staff can assist people with sight loss effectively and safely, so meeting your duty of care. Vital for all service/information providers.

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    Sensory room:

    The ‘pop-up’ sensory room in the Living&Learning Zone offers sessions for people with a variety of disabilities, including sight loss and learning disabilities, and the unique ‘Active sensory sessions’ for those who have difficulty accessing sport and physical exercise

  • A photograph of a eye test in the Wilberforce Low Vision Clinic

    Low Vision Clinic:

    Comprehensive test and advice if your visual impairment adversely affects your everyday living

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    Living & Learning:

    Art/crafts and baking/cooking sessions in the Living & Learning Zone are popular with tenants and guests from other support organisations

Popular baking, crafts and sweet-making courses feature in the Living&Learning zone in the next four months

New courses for people with sight loss and other disabilities; sensory room sessions for adults and children, an art auction and a conference for vision professionals

Published Aug 29th, 2014

The Wilberforce Living&Learning Zone at Wilberforce House in Huntington has an exciting programme of courses and experiences for people with disabilities, including sight loss and learning disabilities, for the four months from the beginning of September until the end of […]

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Quad South Hall, York St John University

Charity Art Auction in York, 11 October 2014. Book now

Published Aug 6th, 2014

A Wilberforce charity art auction, featuring works from professional artists with a local connection and professional artists with sight loss and/or other disabilities, will take place on 11 October. The event is in Quad South Hall, York St John University. There will be an exhibition for viewing from […]

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Home Instead York owners, husband and wife team Luke Norbury and Anne-Marie Roche.

York home care provider says all staff should do Wilberforce Visual Awareness Training

Published Jun 2nd, 2014

Home Instead, home care providers in York and surrounding communities, has been among the first organisations to take up a new Wilberforce half-day training course on supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, ie, with varying degrees of sight […]

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