Trustees again wish to support work in enabling blind and partially sighted children to experience greater life satisfaction, inclusivity, self-esteem and potential job success through acquiring the skill of reading from Braille. We hope our grant will assist in refurbishing Braille library stock.
Trustees are pleased to be able to support the Touch to See books as an online library provision for young members whilst ensuring that those unable to access such facilities will still receive ‘hard copy’ forms. Now that the havoc caused by the pandemic is abating, service to blind and partially sighted children is even more important in enabling our society to rebuild those all-important social, educational and physical networks on which all children so depend
Trustees are pleased to support The Little Angel Theatre once again as they develop their touring puppet performances for children in hospital to be delivered digitally using wipe-down iPads. We have been very impressed by the way they have adapted to deliver performances and their puppetry training courses online whilst the pandemic continues.
It is satisfying to note that you are planning to resume in-person delivery of your valuable services to young wheelchair users in the coming months and Trustees are pleased to make a grant to you for this work.
Trustees are pleased to support the provision of adult volunteer mentors for children who will have been additionally disadvantaged through the experience of the pandemic. This is now even more valuable and necessary.