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The Return to University BBC Radio 4
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The Return to University

September marks the start of the new university term. We hear from some visually impaired...

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Ofcom on Audio Description; Audio Only Video Games BBC Radio 4
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Ofcom on Audio Description; Audio Only Video Games

Audio Description has been around for over 30 years: it is filling in the silences on TV, films...

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Social Media Special BBC Radio 4
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Social Media Special

It is claimed that social media is so popular these days, that there are now more people using it...

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Gold! At The Tokyo Paralympics; Gyms Doing Good Things BBC Radio 4
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Gold! At The Tokyo Paralympics; Gyms Doing Good Things

Over the weekend, Team GB's visually impaired athletes won multiple medals: including gold across...

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Paralympic Games; The Art of Blind Photography BBC Radio 4
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Paralympic Games; The Art of Blind Photography

Recently, there has been some criticism about the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games going ahead, due to...

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Disability Strategy and Employment BBC Radio 4
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Disability Strategy and Employment

It may not come as a surprise to you that, for many years, unemployment rates amongst blind and...

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Audio Description; Goalball Classifications BBC Radio 4
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Audio Description; Goalball Classifications

During the lockdown period, we all added an extra 40 minutes a day, on average, onto our TV...

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Assistive Technology For Pupils; Comedian Jamie MacDonald BBC Radio 4
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Assistive Technology For Pupils; Comedian Jamie MacDonald

Home learning can be difficult for blind and visually impaired children. But the charity Guide...

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A Paralympics Special BBC Radio 4
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A Paralympics Special

There has been more than a year of uncertainty about whether the Olympic and Paralympic games...

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Photo ID At Polling Stations; Network Rail On Tactile Paving BBC Radio 4
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Photo ID At Polling Stations; Network Rail On Tactile Paving

Plans to require voters to show photo ID at polling stations were recently introduced in...

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Tactile paving at train stations; Braille and assistive technology BBC Radio 4
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Tactile paving at train stations; Braille and assistive technology

There have been some promising signs emerging from Network Rail over the last 12 months around...

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Wheelie bins; Becoming a new parent BBC Radio 4
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Wheelie bins; Becoming a new parent

Fern Lulham sits in for Peter White. Wheelie bins pose yet another potential obstacle for blind...

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Further Education Support; Braille versus Assistive Technology BBC Radio 4
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Further Education Support; Braille versus Assistive Technology

A longitudinal study by the Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research at the University...

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Isolation; Echolocation BBC Radio 4
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Isolation; Echolocation

The disability charity Sense are calling on the Government and local communities to prioritise...

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Accessible Covid Testing; Working from Home BBC Radio 4
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Accessible Covid Testing; Working from Home

Rapid lateral flow tests for Covid-19 were criticised earlier in the year for not being...

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Lighting in the Home; E-scooters Pt 2 BBC Radio 4
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Lighting in the Home; E-scooters Pt 2

Getting the right lighting in the home can be life-changing for people who are blind or visually...

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A Genetics Special BBC Radio 4
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A Genetics Special

In this special programme, we examine the role genetics plays in both the inheritance of sight...

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Electric Scooters; Fans Return to Stadia BBC Radio 4
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Electric Scooters; Fans Return to Stadia

New figures show there have been over 200 injuries and 1,100 complaints to local authorities...

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A Technology Special BBC Radio 4
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A Technology Special

The pandemic has accelerated our use of the digital world, meaning accessible websites and apps...

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Voting; Extreme Sports BBC Radio 4
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Voting; Extreme Sports

Up until now it's been virtually impossible for people who are blind or visually impaired to cast...

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