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Sight Loss Awareness Training

FREE Sight Loss Awareness training

If you know anyone who is living with sight loss and you’d like to know the best ways to communicate with and guide a blind or partially sighted person, or you’d like to know more about eye conditions and their impact, then Beacon can help!

Beacon’s Sight Loss Awareness Training (SAT) offers a friendly and fun three-hour training session that will enable you to:

Sight Loss Awareness Training

FREE Sight Loss Awareness training

If you know anyone who is living with sight loss and you’d like to know the best ways to communicate with and guide a blind or partially sighted person, or you’d like to know more about eye conditions and their impact, then Beacon can help!

Beacon’s Sight Loss Awareness Training (SAT) offers a friendly and fun three-hour training session that will enable you to:

Sight Loss Awareness Training

FREE Sight Loss Awareness training

If you know anyone who is living with sight loss and you’d like to know the best ways to communicate with and guide a blind or partially sighted person, or you’d like to know more about eye conditions and their impact, then Beacon can help!

Beacon’s Sight Loss Awareness Training (SAT) offers a friendly and fun three-hour training session that will enable you to:

Words of Welcome at Lichfield Library

The newly relocated Lichfield Library at the Guild of St Mary's Centre in the Market Square is now offering an extra special welcome to all visitors including free refreshments, friendly volunteers and lively chat every Tuesday between 2pm and 4pm.  The Library has recently joined the national Places of Welcome network which is made up of small community organisations providing an unconditional welcome and hospitality to local people for at least a few hours each week.  The Library launched the new service on Tuesday 11th June and was pleased to meet and greet visitors young and old. 

Staffordshire Sight Loss Association Awareness Day

Local charity, Staffordshire Sight Loss Association is holding an Awareness Day at the Quality Hotel in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent on Thursday 20th June. Open from 10 am to 4 pm, the event is free to attend and open to everyone.

Meet representatives from around 30 organisations including The Macular Society, RNIB, Sight & Sound, Update talking news, Dolphin, Synapptic, Vision Aid, Cobolt plus many more. Find out about services and support and try equipment and technology. 
 

Introduction to BLAST - Burntwood and Lichfield Autism Support Together

BLAST (Burntwood and Lichfield Autism Support Together) aims to give parents the chance to connect, share information and help each other navigate the challenges of raising a child with autism. In the future they hope to deliver opportunities for children with autism such as days out, activities and workshops.

BLAST have a jam packed program coming up in the next couple of months. As a relatively new group, their members have told them that they like BLAST’s ’all under one roof’ approach.  

Carers Connect Cafe

The Carers Connects Cafe is a safe place to meet where you can find support and friendship whilst having fun doing a variety of activities to stimulate the mind.

The Cafe sessions will be suitable for everyone - parents and carers who are caring for children with additional needs and adults who are caring for loved ones.

The monthly sessions will  run from 10am-1pm.

10-11am will be aimed at adults and their loved ones

12-1pm will be for parents with children

CASS Carers Café - Wombourne.

Come and join us at the CASS Carers Café. We meet in the Brook Room, Wombourne Civic Centre on the second Wednesday of every month.  We meet at 10:30 am and finish at 12:30pm.  There is no charge and refreshments are provided.

A CASS Carers Café is an opportunity for people who care for family members and friends with a long term illness or condition to meet others in a similar situation.  Caring and supporting someone can be a rewarding experience. However, without support it may at times, become isolating and exhausting.