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Blindness

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Smartphones and equal access for people who are blind or have low vision

This research report finds that that while around 80 per cent of the country’s blind and low vision community own a smartphone, many users are finding limitations with the technology, such as general features being inaccessible or unaccommodating.
Report

The impact of electric/hybrid vehicles and bicycles on pedestrians who are blind or have low vision

This report documents the findings from a recent study of the road safety experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. It outlines a range of recommendations to enhance road safety for blind or low vision pedestrians. It is likely that these same...
Evaluation

Evaluation of visual impairment activities in Pacific Island countries

The evaluation focused on support provided by MFAT over 2006 to 2015, and also considered support provided by other donors and development partners, as well as visual impairment activities led by Pacific governments.
Report

Valuing access to work

This report was commissioned by the Blind Foundation to analyse the economic impact of improved access to employment for people with disabilities (PWD) in New Zealand. Two scenarios were considered:
Report

The National Eye Health Survey 2016

The National Eye Health Survey (NEHS) is the first national survey to determine the prevalence and major causes of vision impairment and blindness in Australia - prepared by the Centre for Eye Research Australia and Vision 2020 Australia.