6 Dec 2017

Employment Sketch

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  Check out our employment Sketch we made for the 2016 Welsh Eye Care Conference.  It utilises the experiences young visually impaired people have had in their attempts at gaining employment. Performers Megan John Mared Jarman Jake Sawyers Benjamin Richards

6 Dec 2017

Verbatim Stories – Outcomes

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Verbatim 1   Ok, well so i was born obviously with OC1 Albinism, so it affects everything, so when i was born, diagnosed at six months old i was literally always went to the health clinic, i was there every six months until i was sixteen.   Now, got to be honest the whole way […]

6 Dec 2017

The Clinc

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So I go to the hospital every few months for check-ups on my eye. About 3 years ago I was transferred from the children’s clinic to the the adult clinic in the Heath. You don’t really realise how little ‘young people’ have eye conditions until you step in that clinic. Every visit I make I’m […]

6 Dec 2017

UCAN Productions perform at the Wales EyeCare conference

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As Vision Impaired people working on a young adults project with Wales Council of the blind and of course being keen performers as a part of UCAN Productions Mared and I were once again asked to perform at Wales EyeCare Conference.  For the 3rd year running we were asked to create 2 separate 10 minute […]

6 Dec 2017

Storm Event 4 – SouthEast Group

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Storm Event 4 – SouthEast Group

Our most recent SouthEast Storm meeting happened on November the 15th in a bar in Cardiff.  We choose Inspiration as the theme of the event and had several Vi people come in to talk to the group.  It was a full house with about 30 people in attendance with a lot of the usual attendees […]

21 Jun 2017

Rehabilitation and Independent Living Video

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This is an informative video about the Rehabilitation service.  We spoke to two service users and a rehab officer for the Cardiff area Jason Grubb. Ian Moran – Chairman for Welsh Rehabilitation Officers Forum (WROF) “Rehabilitation is different for each individual person. The main part of our job is to listen to what is important to […]

6 Jun 2017

West Wales Storm Update

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May Update Our latest event to be held was at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven. On a very sunny afternoon in May we travelled down from Cardiff to meet a group of young adults and Rehab Officers to discuss how the project could support them. Once everyone was full of tea, coffee and biscuits […]

2 Mar 2017

It was one of those nights

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It was one of those nights

It was one of those nights, in one of those places, in one of those towns that felt like something out of book. Not to sound melodramatic, but there are times in life that have a certain kind of ambience. Ein Llais, Ein Storm – Our Voice, Our Storm, is a new project by Wales […]

2 Mar 2017

If I was a Graffiti Artist

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If I was a Graffiti Artist

I recently watched a documentary about the origins of graffiti and the vital part it has played to help historians discover how humanity thrived prior to the abundance of documentation such as journals, certificates and newspapers. Some of the earliest examples of graffiti can be found in the Grottes D’Arcy, a cave system which was […]

22 Feb 2017

Cardiff Storm Event #2

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Cardiff Storm Event #2

While Storm Doris was creating havoc across the country, in Cardiff we were creating a Storm all of our very own. On Wednesday the 22nd of February we ran our second Cardiff Storm event all around Independent Living. Now while for many those two words can be quite daunting we wanted to take away all […]