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New opportunity – FA Para Football Talent Days 2023

Have you always dreamed of playing for England? The dream is on. The FA want to give more players with specific impairments the opportunity to play for their England Para teams and get them on the England Para Talent Pathway. The have shared the details of their Talent Pathway  Events with us: FA England Talent Days are utilised as a player's first engagement with the Para Football Pathway and as the first selective environment in the player pathway. The programme will identify and signpost players to the ‘right’ environment at that point in time and [...]

By |May 22, 2023|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Life skills, Opportunities, Technology|0 Comments

New opportunity – TAVIP’s Technology for Work course

Are you job searching? Are you currently on an employability programme and would like some technology advice? TAVIP (The Technology Association of Visually Impaired People) are delighted to be able to offer a number of free training places for young people (18+) with a vision impairment who are actively looking for work. TAVIP’s Technology for Work course provides up to 5 hours of free 1:1 training in using screen reader software or magnification tools with Microsoft Outlook, using other Microsoft programmes such as Word and Powerpoint, using digital calling systems such as Zoom or Microsoft [...]

By |May 9, 2023|Categories: 18 plus, Employability, Life skills, Opportunities, Technology|0 Comments

20 recommended apps for a person who has a visual impairment

Mobile phones, tablets and voice activated devices have revolutionised the way people who are visually impaired interact and use technology. Here is our list of great apps to download to make the most out of your device. 1. Tap Tap See TapTapSee is a mobile camera application designed specifically for visually impaired users. TapTapSee utilises your device’s camera and VoiceOver functions to take a picture or video of anything and identify it out loud for you. Double-tap the right side of the screen to take a picture or double-tap the left side of the screen to take a video. [...]

By |July 27, 2021|Categories: Knowledge kitchen, Technology, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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