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‘Power of positivity’ helps Harrison beat cancer

Behind Harrison’s easy smile lies a strength and resolve to live life fully, giving him a maturity well beyond his years. Full of gratitude and positivity – with just a hint of cheekiness – Harrison’s outlook on life is infectious. But as a young boy Harrison faced a challenge that took him to the brink of giving up. This is Harrison’s story.

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VisAbility gave me a light. I could finally see a light after disability. I could get up in the morning again.

Edwina (client)

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Bus to independence

Travelling by bus invokes a feeling of independence, inclusion and freedom. The word bus is short for omnibus, which means ‘for everyone’. Metro and VisAbility get together to make bus travel for blind and vision impaired more accessible.

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Cane use in a COVID world

International White Cane Day (October 15) is the day to highlight the role the long white cane plays in mobility and independence for someone with blindness and low vision. The long white cane, or mobility cane is used to discover obstructions early to allow a person to navigate them safely.

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A perfect finish – Rosemary’s oil paintings

Six years ago, Rosemary discovered painting. Now at 90 and with very limited sight, she’s been painting with oils. Rosemary has been perfecting her talent under the guidance of Art Therapist Robyn Laycock.

Discover more about her creative journey.

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Collaborating with Lions Eye Institute (LEI) to offer support

We’re establishing closer links with the Lions Eye Institute. The LEI is home to world class eye specialists.

Our Social Worker, Marija Clark, will be based at the clinic twice a week to offer support where it’s needed most.

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