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.
We know it is possible for children who need extra support, training and professional input to leave home and live independent lives but it can be an overwhelming prospect not knowing who is there to help and what that help looks like.
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.
Transitions are always a key point in a VI child or young persons life. Having the right equipment in place and the skills to use them makes a huge difference. In this session we focus on best practice provision, when new assistive technology should be introduced and how we can support what happens at home.
In this resource LOOK UK and VICTA discuss the power of connection and the impact identifying your tribe has on mental health and wellbeing.
In this resource, the LOOK Parent support group and mentor team explore mobility, teaching our children independence skills and how to support them to explore the world without barriers.
In April we were delighted to be joined by Martin Symcox, CEO Metro Blind Sport and John McDougall, Captain of the England VI Football team.
In this edition of our LOOK Into series, mentor Rupert interviews professional musician Rachel Starritt.
In this edition of our LOOK Into series, mentor Rupert interviews VI scientists Aure Aflalo and Daniel Hajas.
In this edition of our LOOK Into series, mentor Rupert interviews actress and LOOK mentor Ellie Wallwork.