Look after your eyes event

Look here! A day for people with learning disabilities to come and find out about looking after their eyes.  The event has been organised by the North West Training and Development Team.

Date:  Thursday 28th June 2012

Time:  10:00am - 3:00pm

Venue: Gudjarat Centre, South Meadow Lane, Preston, PR1 8JN

Who is the event for?
The event is for people with a learning disability and their supporters from the North West.  The event is free to come to and is supported by the North West Regional Forum.


What will the day focus on?
People with learning disabilities are 10 times more likely to have serious sight problems than other people.

SeeAbility is holding this event to make sure people with learning disabilities and their supporters know about good eye care.

This event is being chaired by SeeAbility's eye 2 eye ambassador Scott Watkin


At the event you will be able to:

  • Find out about looking after your eyes
  • Hear about SeeAbility's eye 2 eye Campaign and what is happening to help make eye care better for people with a learning disability in the UK
  • Tell us about your experiences of eye care
  • Get a goody bag of information to take away and share with other people from your area



There will also be lots of activities on the day to help learn about:

  • Having an eye test
  • Cleaning and looking after glasses
  • Help for people who can't see

 For more information, including details of how to book a place, click here.

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