12 Apr 2018

Cardiff Storm Event – Health and Wellbeing

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Our most recent Storm Event happened in February in Cardiff.  We hosted the event at Chapter Arts Centre and it focused around the theme of Health and Wellbeing.   Mared and i felt this was a really important theme to cover and inform young people about.  We firstly had Marcia Morgan from Public Health Wales […]

12 Apr 2018

Top Apps for Everyday Use

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Top Apps for Everyday Use So as Visually Impaired people ourselves Mared and i thought we’d share with you our top apps that we use for our everyday use.  These apps make it possible for us to do those annoying everyday activities as simply as anyone else would. From reading, to travelling and doing your […]

15 Feb 2018

The Queen’s New Website

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Once upon a time in a land far, far away, there lived a Queen who was visually impaired. She was very kind and caring – for a Queen at least. She never had anyone’s head cut off and only occasionally had evil-doers thrown in the castle dungeon.   One day, the Queen had a very […]

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 […]

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 […]