Visual Impairment

Purpose of the group

The Cross-Party Group on Visual Impairment draws together the blind and partially sighted sector in Scotland to identify issues competent to the Scottish Parliament and seeks, in a reasonable fashion, to influence policy, legislation and decision makers to better reflect the needs of blind and partially sighted people. 

Forthcoming meetings

Tuesday 3 December 2019 in Committee Room 3  at 6pm.

Next meeting: 17 September 2019

This meeting will be held at 6pm in Committee Room 3. This meeting will include the AGM.

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Amanda Burt

Matthew Clark

Ian Clement

Robbie Crow 

Tracy Christie

Hilary Davies

Anna Forbes

Cindy Godfrey-McKay

Mairi Graham

Sheena Guz

Jacq Kelly

David McKerral

Rod Murchison

Rhona Paterson

Mary Rasmussen

Dennis Robertson

Susan Robinson

Ken Swa

Kirin Saeed

Mary Travers

Colette Walker

Organisations

RNIB Scotland – Secretary and treasurer

Allergan

Angus Council

Association of British Dispensing Opticians (ASDO)

Associated Optical

Association of Scottish Talking Newspapers (ASTN)

City of Edinburgh Council – Additional Support for Learning Services

Dundee Blind & Partially Sighted Society

Eyecare Scotland

Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Guide Dogs Scotland

Haggeye

Linking Education and Disability (LEAD) Scotland

Macular Society

Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support (MACS)

Neatebox 

NHS Education for Scotland 

NHS Forth Valley

NHS Lothian Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion

North East Sensory Services (NESS)

North Ayrshire Council

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Optelec UK

Optometry Scotland

Police Scotland

RNIB Connect Radio

Royal Blind

Royal Blind School

Scottish Association for Visual Impairment Education (SAVIE)

Scottish Council on Visual Impairment (SCOVI)

Scottish Government

Scottish Sensory Centre, University of Edinburgh

seescape

Sight Action

Site Scotland - Supported Integration,Training and Employment (SITE) 

Visibility 

Vision PK

Vision UK

Vision UK Counselling and Emotional Support Services Group

Get involved

Next meeting:
17 September 2019

Contact:

[email protected]

Tel: 07713 302015

Contact

Stuart McMillan MSP

Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6810

 

Cross Party Groups and GDPR

Please note that some Cross-Party Groups have external organisations that provide secretariat support to the Group. These organisations manage your information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. The links to the privacy policies, of the organisations that have proved them to the Scottish Parliament are available on our website.

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