Raising awareness of sight loss by Blind & partially sighted people sharing their lived experiences, tips & techniques, information & resources as well as tackling misconceptions and taboos. We will be exploring some of the challenges faced by vision impaired people and we will discuss practical solutions. You will certainly hear from inspirational individuals and the funny moments of living life blind.
Episode 5 - Higher Education, Student Support & setting up your own business
We speak to Daniel from Visualise Training & Consultancy & Senclude who shares his experience of his education pathway and how he got into setting up his own business whilst also living with Retinitis Pigmentosa. We also speak with Krupali who has Stargardt’s who shares both her positive and challenging experiences of attending both specialist and mainstream education. Both share useful resources and tips and demonstrates sheer determination and resilience, in order to keep the fight going!
Episode 4 - Cooking with a Vision Impairment
We speak to Urmila, Rakhee and Kim - A blind chef who all share their cooking tips and techniques. From how they got started, to preparing meals including Indian cuisine, we discuss lighting, preparation, various appliances and gadgets.
Episode 3 - Early Patient Pathway
In this podcast, we explore the four ‘O’s, genetic testing and counselling, as well as learning about the role of an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer and the Friends of Moorfields Service. Professor Mariya Moosajee explains inherited sight loss, whilst Elena Schiff shares genetics testing and counselling, how it works and who would be eligible. An informative podcast that highlights the pathway, from the beginning, sharing what support services are available to you as a patient, your family, or perhaps carer and much more.
Episode 2 - Speaking to my Mum for the first time about RP & why diagnosis delivery needs to change!
Speaking with Hansa Parmar a.k.a. my mum, Sochan Kukadia & Ashrafia Choudury who all speak about sight loss, the impact it had on them as a parent, a son and the length that a teenager had to go through to finally get her diagnosis.
Episode 1 - Discussing Retinitis Pigmentosa, Uveitis & Albinism, Flavours of Ice Cream & COVID - 19
Speaking with Karishma Shah, Amit Thakrar and Rakhee Solanki about their symptoms before being diagnosed with their eye conditions. We learn about their personality via Ice Cream flavours and they share how they spent their time during lockdown.
Introducing the launch of the VisualEyes With Bhavini Podcast
Hear what you can expect from this podcast, why I am creating them and a little background about me