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Death of Guide Dogs stalwart John Bailey

Death of Guide Dogs stalwart John Bailey TRIBUTES have been paid to a man who dedicated much of his life to helping blind people. John William Bailey, of Haxby, near York, who was the former national appeals director of Guide Dogs For The Blind, died aged 81. Mr Bailey, who moved to York in the […]

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Not asking you to buy tickets just pointing out it is run by Action For Blind People. Check out one of the prizes By buying Action for Blind People’s raffle tickets you are helping to fund crucial services and support for blind and partially sighted people you could win one of 15 fabulous prizes including […]

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Aspire adds new product to its catalogue

ALTO 2 MOBILE PHONE Let the Alto 2 mobile read to you with its built-in talking features. On-screen information is spoken and you’ll also hear key presses. Scroll through your contact list and hear names read out, open a text message and Alto 2 will read it to you. Writing text messages is just as […]

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Training Services

Training Services Aspire offers bespoke training in a range of mainstream and assistive software packages. Before delivering training we will always liaise with the client in order to establish what computer system, software and access technology they are using if we have not supplied it, their level of knowledge of the product, and what they […]

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Lowest of the low:

Lowest of the low: Taxi driver cheated blind woman out of £300 after she asked for help using her cash card to pay for fare Shafak Hussain, 36, took advantage of regular passenger Jill Holland He was taking her back to her home in Oldham from hospital A callous taxi driver stole £300 from a […]

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UltraCane

  The UltraCane is modeled on the traditional long white cane, but the difference is in the electronic handle, which works by emitting ultrasonic waves to locate obstacles in the user’s vicinity. This includes objects at shoulder/head height, for example, wing mirrors on vans and Lorries, overhanging tree branches etc. It gives tactile feedback to […]