SLFC logoSight Loss Sunday 16th October 2022

20% of your local community experience sight loss. Many find it impossible to attend or contribute to church life. Break those barriers down by taking part in Sight Loss Sunday and encourage blind and partially sighted people to participate in your church.

Please put the date in your diary for this year's Sight Loss Sunday. More information will be announced in the coming months.

Focus On Training

The first Focus On Training event, 'Focus on Making your Documents Accessible' is now available on our YouTube channel. To view please click here.   If you would like to receive the handout for this session please email us.  We plan to add "Focus on Braille" and "Focus On The Environment" from our autumn sessions.

Bookings for our forthcoming Focus On events are now open-

  • SLFC Focus On Assistive Technology Monday 7th March 12:30pm- In this session, you will learn about technology which can help blind and partially sighted people in everyday life. We will also demonstrate how blind and partially sighted people access computers, smartphones and tablets.  The session will last about 40 minutes followed by a time for questions. Please register here.  

Sessions will be recorded and available at a later date on our YouTube channel.

SLFC Monthly Catch Up

You would be very welcome to join us for any of our monthly SLFC Catch Up sessions. These 30 minute sessions offer an opportunity to hear news from Torch and SLFC, meet other churches across the UK and ask questions of the SLFC team. Our next one is Thursday 10th March 7pm; This month, among other things we will be exploring the new Torch website.  Join the Zoom session here.
(Meeting ID: 813 9939 3033; Passcode: 619531; Telephone: 01314601196 or 02034815237)

SLFC Overview Training

Wednesday 16th March 2pm- This session will last about 90 minutes and gives a good overview of being a sight loss friendly church with a quiz, videos, discussion groups, stories from people with sight loss, and practical tips.

If you or anyone in your church would like to attend, please email to register.

Becky, Matthew and Linn
The SLFC team

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