UCAN Perform Festival
12 Jun 2017
A performance festival for visually impaired young people and their friends Date: Wednesday 26 July...
A Big THANK YOU to OPSOC
03 Dec 2016
A MASSIVE thank you to the students of Cardiff University School of Optometry and Visions...
Equality in Earls Barton
31 Oct 2016
The UCAN i2i Training Team delivers Creative Equality Training for the Community Trade Union, National...
A Remarkable Experience
26 Sep 2016
In late September the UCAN Team visited the amazing social enterprise, Dialogue in the Dark...
Members & Parents Comments
Eleanor, joined aged 8
“The main thing I have gained from UCAN is confidence – to accept my visual impairment and not feel like I have to hide it or worry about it because I’ve done so much despite my visual impairment.”
Megan J, joined aged 12
“I’ve had the experience of acting and recording through UCAN but it’s opened up so many more options. With the experience you have in UCAN you’re able to do anything you want to do. You don’t need to do UCAN just to do drama; you could come to UCAN and become a lawyer. Just because […]
Jake, joined aged 12
“It’s nice to be around other visually impaired people, because I find it’s nice to be around people who you have a connection like that with because you can just laugh about it – you don’t feel different.”
Mared, joined aged 10
“What amazes me is the amount of time we actually spend talking about our visual impairment to each other. It’s hardly ever mentioned – not because we don’t like to talk about it just because we don’t find it necessary to talk about it and we get on with each other as friends despite anything […]