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Wales Council of the Blind is the umbrella agency representing vision impairment within Wales. We work to campaign, lobby and support the improvement of services for people with sight loss. [Read more...]

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Has an eye condition-specific organisation helped you?

The next edition of Roundup will be looking at eye condition-specific support and organisations. We would like to hear personal stories from any of our readers who have benefited from this support, particularly if you or a family member are affected by one of the less common eye conditions.

The help could include personal counselling, joining a support group, befriending, benefits advice, information provision and more. Please send an email to if you have a story to tell.

Latest edition of Roundup looks at Direct Payments

The latest edition of WCB's Roundup magazine is now available. and the theme is 'Direct Payments', which are intended to empower disabled people to live independent lives.

We look at how Direct Payments can help, their advantages and disadvantages, and have several case studies. This issue also includes the usual news items and details of forthcoming events and opportunities. You can read it here. The latest newsletter from Storm, WCB's project for young adults with sight loss, is also available, click here to read it.

To read all past issues, click on the 'Roundup News' tab at the top of this page.

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