Life skills

Life hacks and practical skills. Cooking tips, relationship advice, controlling your finances and more …

Life skills

Life hacks and practical skills. Cooking tips, relationship advice, controlling your finances and more …

Life skills

Life hacks and practical skills. Cooking tips, relationship advice, controlling your finances and more …

Build your skills

Think U Know

Advice on Sex. Relationships. The Internet – Three things that get a little bit complicated. Think U Know offers help, support and advice.

Find out more on the Think U Know website

Life hacks with Henshaws

Lots of videos sharing hacks on day-to-day tasks with a vision impairment.

Watch the videos on the Henshaws website

The Prince’s Trust

Build your confidence, Get a job! Get to know an industry that suits your personality, with free courses that will help you gain valuable experience or build your confidence with one of their youth programmes.

Visit the Prince’s Trust website to find out more

Manage your finances

My BNK

Your money, your future – free tools, tips and tricks designed by MyBnk’s money experts to help you take control of your finances.

Find out more on the My BNK website
Get involved in their Youth Ambassador Programme

Sight Advice FAQ

Sight Advice FAQ lists frequently asked questions and answers around money and benefits.

Find out more on the Sight Advice FAQ website

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) toolkit

Is Personal Independence Payment for you? RNIB has lots of information on how it works.

Find out more on the RNIB website

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Scope offers step by step guidance around applying for PIP payments.

Find out more on the Scope website

Top apps from
Sassy Wyatt

Sassy Wyatt aims to empower and raise awareness through her blog ‘Thinking out Loud’ and social media videos. She’s challenging stereotypes through education and humor: empowering you to be more disability confident!  Here Sassy shares ’11 free apps you need in your life right now’. Check out Sassy’s YouTube channel for more life hacks here: Thinking Out Loud on YouTube

Life hacks from
social stars

@lucyedwardsblind

The first ever blind BBC Radio 1 presenter, TikTok and Youtube star sharing life hacks and raising awareness.

Fashioneyesta

Emily Davison uses her YouTube channel to change attitudes towards disability in style. She talks style, beauty and lifestyle and share videos about sight loss and what it’s like to live with a disability,

Life with Kerry

Kerry is a keen gardener and shares gardening tips for people with a vision impairment, why not try growing your own veg at home?

Fancy yourself as a social star? Enter our life hacks vlogging competition!

We’d like to challenge you to share your life hacks with us via video. We’ll choose three at random to receive a £50 amazon voucher. Find out how to enter and be in with the chance of winning…

Life hacks vlogging competition
Find out more and enter

Grow your skills with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Earn your coveted DofE Award. A fun and truly life-changing experience that will help you make new friends, discover new interests and develop new skills.

Explore

John Muir Environmental Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Grow your skills with VICTA

VICTA Activities for 18-29s

Expeditions, international adventures, sports, art, wildlife… whether learning a new skill, taking up a new activity or going on an adventure, the list goes on…

Join

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Earn your coveted DofE Award. A fun and truly life-changing experience that will help you make new friends, discover new interests and develop new skills.

Explore

John Muir Environmental Award

Calling all nature lovers. Connect with the environment, enjoy and care for wild places while earning yourself a recognised national award. A fantastic way to delve into nature, give back and feel good about yourself.

Discover

Cook up new skills!

How to make fruit kebabs

Harriet’s lemon yogurt swirl

Harriet’s simple pasta hack

Xanthe cooks quesadillas – step one

Xanthe cooks quesadillas – step two

Your experiences

Read and share!

InFocus share tips on laying out your garden

May 30, 2022|0 Comments

Thanks to Dylan Cheshire, Horticultural Manager at InFocus (WESC at time of writing) for sharing this helpful guide on laying out your garden! InFocus is a specialist day and residential centre in Devon [...]