Abbie’s Diagnosis – Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month

An emotional account on my eldest daughters life-changing diagnosis. What the future may hold and discovering how societies misconceptions of blindness influenced my heartbreak. This is Abbie’s journey, through her Mummy’s eyes. #RetinitisPigmentosaAwarenessMonth Continue reading Abbie’s Diagnosis – Retinitis Pigmentosa Awareness Month

Top 5 Rainy Day Activities For Visually Impaired Children

It’s difficult to keep typically developing children from becoming bored and literally losing their minds on a wild, windy and wet day. Though when you have a SEN child with a visual impairment, you have to think outside the box to come up with appropriate activities that are suitable for their level of sight loss, yet aren’t too easy that they’ll get bored quickly but rather helps them build on a skill, all the while and most importantly being FUN! My eldest daughter Abbie is 5 and she was born with a genetic degenerative eye condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa (or … Continue reading Top 5 Rainy Day Activities For Visually Impaired Children

5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child

As a parent of a child registered as “Partially Sighted” with a progressive condition affecting the retina, I’ve scoured high and low for every day products that could improve my daughters daily life. The products I’ve found most helpful aren’t actually aimed as those with low vision/ sight loss, BUT average items targeted for the “average child” that’ve made such a difference! Here are my “5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child.” 1. Disco BallsCLICK HERE to Buy this Disco Ball for £29.99 at Maplin! Like most young children, my daughter was afraid of the dark. Aside from leaving … Continue reading 5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child