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Manx Blind Welfare aims to make the Island more accessible

Vision Awareness Week 8-13 September

Accessibility on the Island for those who are visually impaired is 'a way behind' according to a member of the Manx Blind Welfare Society. 

Dave Wilson is Resource Officer for the charity, and has been talking about Vision Awareness Week, which takes place from the 8-13 September.

The organisation's theme for this year is 'making the Island more accessible'.

Mr Wilson says there's a general misunderstanding of what is required to do this:

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