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ICT availability for Visually Impaired People
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 Hi EveryoneJust a quick question for the Network! I am working in a small steering group which is aiming to set up some form of internet & ICT access for those people in Oldham who have a visual…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Czakow Sep 6.

Setting up an 18 - 30 group for Visually Impaired people
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Hi all I am currently working with a student Rehabilitation Officer to set up a group for people with a visual impairment in the age range 18 - 30. The reason for picking this age range is that there…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carol Oldham Jan 25, 2012.

 

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Andy Czakow replied to Tony Walsh's discussion ICT availability for Visually Impaired People
"Hi Tony, Try ACE Centre North based in Hollinwood who assess people with disabilities and can provide them with a range of equipment to support their communication needs. http://acecentre.org.uk/ Andy CZ"
Sep 6
Christopher Mercer replied to Tony Walsh's discussion ICT availability for Visually Impaired People
"Hi Tony, It's a shame that you haven't had any replies because my Mum is severely visually impaired and could do with one-on-one tuition in the use of her iPad - especially the Voiceover function. I will let you know if I manage to find…"
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As well as running my own business I am a volunteer and Chairman for Santos AFC. This group has been created for other Oldham based Voluntary and Community Organisations to promote their activities and for Oldham businesses to join who are interested in supporting worthwhile causes. See More
Mar 16, 2012
Carol Oldham replied to Tony Walsh's discussion Setting up an 18 - 30 group for Visually Impaired people
"Have you tried Apple?  "
Jan 25, 2012
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Oct 31, 2011
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Charity Evening & Dinner at St. Anne's ARLFC

October 14, 2011 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Charity Evening & Dinner with Barrie McDermott - Former Oldham, Wigan, Leeds & Great Britain player, now Sky Sports Pundit and Commentator MC Michael “Braddy” BradshawComedian - Greg CookThis evening is open to Ladies & Gentleman. Come along and find out how a young man with a visual impairment rose to the top of his sport with the ultimate honour of representing his country!!Saint Annes A.R.L.F.CHigginshaw Road, Oldham14TH October 2011Doors Open at 7PM Tickets £25 - Tables of ten…See More
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Charity Evening & Dinner - 14th October 2011

Hi AllI am trying to finalise the plans for our charity evening and would like to ask any members on the Network if they feel that they may be able to support the event, either by making a small donation of an item for auction or raffle or by purchasing tickets to the evening itself.It is for a worthwhile cause and, unless you have experienced the issues faced by someone living with a visual impairment,one that tends to go un noticed.Currently there are over 1500 people living in Oldham with…See More
Sep 29, 2011
Tony Walsh commented on Tony Walsh's event Charity Evening & Dinner
"This event has now changed to a Charity Evening & Dinner; it is open to Ladies & Gentlmen.   Please come along and support a local charity that strives to raise awareness of the issues faced by people living with a visual impairment and…"
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Charity Evening & Dinner at St. Anne's ARLFC

October 14, 2011 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Charity Evening & Dinner with Barrie McDermott - Former Oldham, Wigan, Leeds & Great Britain player, now Sky Sports Pundit and Commentator MC Michael “Braddy” BradshawComedian - Greg CookThis evening is open to Ladies & Gentleman. Come along and find out how a young man with a visual impairment rose to the top of his sport with the ultimate honour of representing his country!!Saint Annes A.R.L.F.CHigginshaw Road, Oldham14TH October 2011Doors Open at 7PM Tickets £25 - Tables of ten…See More
Sep 29, 2011
Tony Walsh posted a discussion

ICT availability for Visually Impaired People

 Hi EveryoneJust a quick question for the Network! I am working in a small steering group which is aiming to set up some form of internet & ICT access for those people in Oldham who have a visual impairment or are blind.The group initially is looking at sourcing appropriate equipment and accessible software to allow people of varying skills to participate in both group and 1-2-1 sessions. If there is anybody on the OBNetwork who feels that they may be able to assist with this or has any…See More
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Sportsman's Dinner at St. Anne's ARLFC

October 14, 2011 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Charity Evening & Dinner with Barrie McDermott - Former Oldham, Wigan, Leeds & Great Britain player, now Sky Sports Pundit and Commentator MC Michael “Braddy” BradshawComedian - Greg CookThis evening is open to Ladies & Gentleman. Come along and find out how a young man with a visual impairment rose to the top of his sport with the ultimate honour of representing his country!!Saint Annes A.R.L.F.CHigginshaw Road, Oldham14TH October 2011Doors Open at 7PM Tickets £25 - Tables of ten…See More
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Oldham Society for Blind & Partially Sighted People
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We are a registered charity based in the borough of Oldham providing support, advice, guidance and activities to people living with a visual impairment.
We are currently working on developing the Society further and working hard with the local authority's sensory team to do this.

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Charity Evening & Dinner - 14th October 2011

Posted on September 29, 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Hi All

I am trying to finalise the plans for our charity evening and would like to ask any members on the Network if they feel that they may be able to support the event, either by making a small donation of an item for auction or raffle or by purchasing tickets to the evening itself.

It is for a worthwhile cause and, unless you have experienced the issues faced by someone living with a visual impairment,one that tends to go un noticed.

Currently there are over 1500…

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At 9:55pm on May 13, 2011, David Beharall (OBN Founder) said…
Welcome to OBN Tony
At 4:13pm on May 13, 2011, Tony Walsh said…

Hi Phil & Tom

 

Thanks for the welcome; I hope I can build some good networks and contacts here, it certainly looks like it from what I have seen already!!

 

Regards

 

Tony

At 1:11pm on May 13, 2011, Thomas Yates (OBN Co-Founder) said…

Welcome to the OBN Tony,

 

Hope the site helps raise awareness for the great cause,

 

Tom

At 1:04pm on May 13, 2011, Phil Kelly (OBN Co-Founder) said…

Hi Tony

 

Welcome to the OBN, if you have any queires just ask

 

regards


Phil

At 11:46am on May 13, 2011, Michael Whitehead (Moderator) said…
Hello Tony
Striking picture there. Welcome to the network

Michael
 
 
 

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