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by Karl R
Mon 27 Jun 2011 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Another generation
Replies: 8
Views: 2067

Re: Another generation

8) Congrats on your 1st grandchild Andrew!! My lad who's 8 now has been wearing glasses for the past 5 years. Like me he has severe astigmatism and myopia and his prescription is not a lot weaker than mine :o Last year when I saw my consultant I mentioned my concerns about his vision especially as h...
by Karl R
Mon 27 Jun 2011 9:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Disciplinary at Work
Replies: 5
Views: 2120

Re: Disciplinary at Work

Regretably too many employers try and roughshod employees over their rights at work and will use sickness records as an excuse. As Andrew has already said, any time off taken due to your son's KC including post op recovery CANNOT be taken into consideration otherwise there will be grounds for a disc...
by Karl R
Sun 08 Feb 2009 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: INTACS - does it help to anyone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: INTACS - does it help to anyone ?

IIRC there is a member who carried on martial arts after a graft. Best person to advise you on this would be your surgeon though
by Karl R
Wed 04 Feb 2009 9:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: INTACS - does it help to anyone ?
Replies: 11
Views: 3022

Re: INTACS - does it help to anyone ?

Is there anyone in this forum to whom inserting an INTACS bring an improvement of vision (without any side effects) ? The answer to that is probably no, not without any side effects. For me INTACS has brought a vast improvement in my vision, albeit I can see reflections off the inner edges in certa...
by Karl R
Thu 15 Jan 2009 8:38 am
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Who is Who?
Replies: 7
Views: 3593

Re: Who is Who?

I think Robert Preston should have been named as the next doctor

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by Karl R
Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: student struggling
Replies: 15
Views: 3501

Re: student struggling

There is a software package that might be useful

Zoomtext 9.1 60 day trial
by Karl R
Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: student struggling
Replies: 15
Views: 3501

Re: student struggling

Caragh, Regardless of the amount of time spent at your place of post 16 education and whether it be a school, college, centre of further education or university they HAVE to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act. From what you have said you are being discriminated against. I would suggest th...
by Karl R
Wed 14 Jan 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: struggling and confused
Replies: 7
Views: 2176

Re: struggling and confused

Hi cato4eva, I apologize in advance but this will be a fairly long post :) There are two issues surrounding your friend and his employer. 1. The provision, or not, of reasonable adjustments under the Disability discrimination Act made by the employer 2. Working hours and rest Taking each into it's o...
by Karl R
Thu 13 Nov 2008 7:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: KC and employer attitudes.
Replies: 3
Views: 1118

Re: KC and employer attitudes.

50/50 split so far.
by Karl R
Wed 12 Nov 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Doctor Who
Replies: 31
Views: 15308

Re: Doctor Who

Trailer for Christmas show

http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/s4/misc/ ... ml?media=2

Expect to see Georgia Moffett and Catherine Tate back next year

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