Exhibition for visually impaired people returns to Huddersfield

Vision Connect event

Following a two-year hiatus, Vision Connect, an exhibition for people with a visual impairment, is back in Huddersfield for 2022.

Run by the Transcription Service in Kirklees Libraries, this popular exhibition will be at Huddersfield Town Hall on 10 August from 10am – 3pm showcasing the latest technology, products and services for blind and partially sighted people of all ages.

Range of exhibitors

This year’s event will feature local and national sight loss charities, organisations and suppliers of technology and equipment. Visitors can discover what support is available from some of the UK’s leading providers.

Exhibitors include Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), Outlookers, Kirklees Libraries, Kirklees Community Plus, Sight Kirklees Independent Enablement Services, Pennine Bowlers, Queen Alexandra College, Optelec Ltd, Huddersfield Macular Society and many more.

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Councillor Paul Davies, Cabinet Member for Corporate Services, said:

“There are an estimated 13,600 people living with a visual impairment in Kirklees. (Source: RNIB Sight Loss Data Tool, 2021)

“It’s important that we empower visually impaired residents to access the services they need to live as independently as possible. To have these services, the amazing technology and the activity groups under one roof makes this an unmissable event for residents of all ages.”

More information

Entry to the event is free, and light refreshments will be available throughout the day. Find out more about the event and the full list of exhibitors Vision Connect 2022.

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