Tags: British Blind Sport

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 13:14

British Blind Sport adapts virtual delivery programme

British Blind Sport adapts virtual delivery programme

As with many other sport and physical activity providers, the Coronavirus pandemic has encouraged British Blind Sport, the National Disability Sports Organisation for people with visual impairments, to adapt its delivery of services and explore the world of audio-led, virtual exercise classes specifically for people living with sight loss. Read More »

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Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 10:22

British Blind Sport to host See My Voice Conference

British Blind Sport to host See My Voice Conference

To mark the end of the initial period of the See My Voice project, British Blind Sport's Young Leaders are hosting a conference to share valuable learnings and experiences that the project has delivered over the past 3 years. Read More »

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Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 10:17

Applications open for the British Blind Sport Youth Advisory Panel

Applications open for the British Blind Sport Youth Advisory Panel

Applications for the British Blind Sport Youth Advisory Panel are now open!

BBS are looking for up to 12 young people aged 16 - 25 with a visual impairment (VI) to form this exciting new sports panel. Read More »

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Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:37

British Blind Sport announce “Live Workout Week”

British Blind Sport announce “Live Workout Week”

British Blind Sport are pleased to announce their "Live Workout Week"; a week of accessible, audio described workouts delivered directly into the homes of the nation via Zoom.

Whilst at-home workouts and routines are becoming increasingly popular, it has been found that there is a lack of content with sufficient audio description to allow people with a visual impairment to take part fully and confidently. BBS have been working hard over the last few weeks to engage inclusive deliverers who are experts at making activities accessible and enjoyable for people of any age and ability. Read More »

Tags: #StayInWorkOut, British Blind Sport, News

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 14:17

British Blind Sport Activity Finder Registration

British Blind Sport Activity Finder Registration

British Blind Sport research report "Overcoming Barriers to Participation" highlighted that one of the 6 key barriers that visually impaired (VI) people face is "Awareness". They reported finding it difficult to know where to find opportunities local to them. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, British Blind Sport, Disability, News, Visual Impairment

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:19

British Blind Sport National Young Leader Camp 2019

British Blind Sport National Young Leader Camp 2019

British Blind Sport is excited to announce that the first ever National Young Leader Camp will take place from the 15th to the 18th April 2019. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, British Blind Sport, Fun, News, Visual Impairment

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:53

First Steps into Sport Family Day - York

First Steps into Sport Family Day - York

The 'First Steps' into Sport Family Day is open to anyone living with a visual impairment up to the age of 11 and will be held on Sunday 3rd February, from 12pm until 3pm, at Energise Leisure Centre, York, YO24 3DX. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, British Blind Sport, Disability, Fun, News, Visual Impairment, York

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:23

England Athletics/British Blind Sport - Find a Guide

England Athletics/British Blind Sport - Find a Guide

Find a Guide is getting a makeover, get a widget for your website!

Find a Guide has been helping visually impaired people find guide runners across England to support them to run for nearly 2 years now. In this time we've trained over 1110 people on our Sight Loss Awareness and Guide Running workshop and licenced over 720 guide runners. Since its launch in 2016 we've been listening to feedback about the database and have made some improvements to make it even easier for visually impaired people to find a guide runner and run, wherever and whenever suits them! Read More »

Tags: Accessible, British Blind Sport, Disability, England Athletics, News

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:39

New report calls for change to improve activity opportunities for visually impaired women

New report calls for change to improve activity opportunities for visually impaired women

Findings published in a new report by leading national charities, Women in Sport and British Blind Sport, highlight a need for providers to improve their activity offers for blind and partially sighted women. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, British Blind Sport, Disability, News, Women in Sport

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:40

2016 National Visually Impaired Youth Football Tournament Confirmed

2016 National Visually Impaired Youth Football Tournament Confirmed

British Blind Sport is pleased to work in partnership with the Football Association (FA) and the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), to host the 2016 National Visually Impaired (VI) Youth Football Tournament and Development Day on Saturday 18th June 2016. Read More »

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