UCAN Productions, has received from The People’s Health Trust, Active Communities Fund. This award is to run an exciting new two year project for vision impaired people in Cardiff. Firstly, the grant will provide Cardiff Central Library with the indoor way-finding app, UCAN Go. Designed by young people who are vision impaired, UCAN GO is […]
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Massive congratulations to Jake Sawyer and Ben Richards for creating a series of films for the RNIB Cymru Project Future Insight. The videos contain the personal opinions of young people with sight loss on a series of topics. You can access the videos from the links below:-
A massive congratulations to our wonderful Board Member Dr Maggie Woodhouse (and also the inspiration for our very popular of Maggie’s Club) who received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize from HRH The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall for her incredible work at The Down Syndrome Vision Research Unit.
We were all delighted to be invited to run workshops in Llanfyllin High School in Powys, where we all made some new friends and had lots of fun. Hoping to be returning later in the year as well as delivering workshops in other areas of Powys.
For the first time the UCAN team ran workshops in Ysgol Bae Baglan in Neath Port Talbot for young people with sight loss. The project was very well attended and we are all looking forward to the next time we visit.
The team had a fantastic week at Milford Haven School as part of the RNIB Cymru’s project Future Insight. The team spent a week creating a performance, which was shared on the last day with pupils, family and friends.
UCAN created two performances for the “Makes Sense’ Campaign which is designed to help people with sensory loss receive better services from the Welsh NHS. From this month, GP surgeries in Wales are being asked to identify and record the information and communication needs of their patients with sensory loss issues. The system will give […]
The UCAN team ran workshops for young people in the Torfaen areas as part of the RNIB Future Insight Project. The workshops, which are funded by the Big Lottery proved to be very popular and the team is looking forward to going back again very soon.
Our Core team was delighted to be working with the very talented Allie John of Yellobrick on Cardiff University’s STEM event. Megan, Ben, Mared and Jake played special METS agents planning a trip to Mars. The event was held at The Reardon Smith Theatre, but as it is all top secret – that’s all we […]
Members of the UCAN Core team performed for delegates of the annual Eye Care Conference in Cardiff University School of Optometry and Vision Science. The conference was organised by The Wales Council of the Blind and was extremely well attended.