So, this is it – exam time! You might be feeling prepared and ready to go, or stressed and anxious and wanting it all to be over. Either way, it is important to take care of your wellbeing during this time.
A personal message to the league of Super Mums – mothers of visually impaired children – from a Super Mum herself, our very own Jane Ring, Parent Support Officer at LOOK.
The UV rays of the sun don’t just damage your skin. They can damage your eyes as well. In the long term, if your eyes are exposed to too much sunlight, it can lead to cataracts and other eye diseases. George from sight loss charity Cam Sight shares her advice on keeping your eyes safe in the sun.
On one of the hottest days of the year, we welcomed award-winning session stylist Anna Cofone to talk to Shani Dutta from LOOK about how to care for our hair.
Shani also shared her beauty and makeup secrets from her time as Beauty Ambassador at Bare Minerals.
In June we launched our new LOOK Music Group and what a fantastic time we had with so many of you signing up!
We’ve introduced a special guest slot as part of our music group offer and last month we welcomed singer/songwriter Sirine Jahangir who was interviewed by LOOK Mentors Sarah Bayley and Lacey Owens.
In June we were delighted to welcome Kirsty James to sit in the LOOK Into chair where she chatted with Clare Norton-Smith (Events and Resources Co-ordinator at LOOK) about working in campaigns, the campaigns that have delivered the most success and how being involved in campaigning can give you life skills and boost your confidence.
Knowing what to do after we finish our formal education can be daunting and for those who aren’t following the path to uni, it can seem even more so. Deciding to take a vocational course or subject can be a life-changing alternative, providing you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare you for work.
In this episode, LOOK Mentor and Volunteer Emily talks to her panel of guests about starting Uni as a VI or deafblind student.
Heading off to Uni? Worried about telling new people about your VI? LOOK mentor Abbie has been there, done that and offers advice on how you can do it, too.
LOOK mentor Will shares his experience of house-sharing and offers advice to students starting out at Uni.
How can you be more confident? LOOK mentor Naz shares her top tips.
Don’t know what to do when you meet someone with a VI. Firstly, don’t panic! Secondly, watch this video – our mentors’ friends have some great advice for you!
LOOK Mentor Charlotte shares her advice about how best to communicate the support that you will need as a VI student at University.