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Visualise Resource Pack

Visualise is a charity that helps organisations find the answers that make their services more inclusive and accessible to people with a visual impairment and other disabilities. As leaders in their field, they bring extensive experience and knowledge of disability, both personally and professionally, to business and organisations.

To access the Resource Pack For Health & Social Care Professionals Supporting People With Sight Loss
– Click on this link

Amazon will donate to the KC Group when you shop!

All you need to do is to visit the link below and register the KC Group as your nominated charity, and from then on, the group will receive a ½% donation from most things you buy from Amazon!

Here’s the link: https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1057629-0.

If you have difficulty in finding us, just enter our charity number “1057629‑0” in the search box.

All you then have to do is to visit smile.amazon.co.uk for us to earn a little on each of your purchases.

New KC web site

Hello, and welcome to our new-look web site.

Our old site gave us sterling service over the last 10-11 years, but times move on.

The new web site is secure (data is encrypted), responsive (it behaves slightly differently to accommodate different sized screens such as tablets and mobile phones) and it is much easier for us to update it – so it’s quite likely that we will update it and add new content more often than before.

If you have any comments or suggestions the please contact David at ukkeratoconus@gmail.com

 

RNIB Film – Can you help

Can you help RNIB make a film about keratoconus?

by Anne Klepacz » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:53 pm

Do you successfully wear contact lenses for KC and could you reassure recently diagnosed people that the condition doesn’t get in the way of most things in life?
We’ve been approached by the Eye Health Information Service of RNIB for help with a video they’re planning. They already produce some good information about KC (see this link http://www.rnib.org.uk/eye-health-eye-c … eratoconus) but would like to add one or two stories.
This is the information they have sent us –
Can you help us make a film about keratoconus? We are looking for someone with keratoconus who wears contact lenses to correct their vision to tell their story to camera so that others diagnosed with the condition can find out more about clinically necessary contact lenses. If you feel that you can tell your story to camera, we would love to hear from you. We will offer you lots of support so it wouldn’t be at all daunting!
If you are aged 18 to 40 and wear contact lenses fitted at hospital for keratoconus and are interested in taking part please contact the RNIB Eye Health Information Service on 020 7391 2014 for more details.
The filming will take place in Central London and we will pay reasonable travel expenses.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes

RNIB Eye Health Information Service