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Synapptic Tablet Training

Would you like to know more about the Synapptic Tablet?  Synapptic is an all in one software package for people who are visually impaired.  It offers easy to follow menus, voice control, clear speech feedback and large high-contrast text making the tablet easy to use. Other features include voice dictation and hands-free control with voice commands, just dictate your messages no need to type them.

You can stay connected with the latest news and up to date with friends and family in a simple and accessible way.

Sutton Vision are pleased to offer training using a pre-loaded Synapptic Tablet kindly on loan from Blind Veterans UK.  If you would like further information please contact Vanessa on 020 8409 7166 or







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V I Women's Group Christmas Market

On Wednesday 15th November Croydon Vision will be hosting an in-house Christmas gift market at Bedford Hall 16.00 - 18.00 hours.  You will be able to shop around a set up market where there will be a selection of Christmas gifts on offer.  All of the stalls will be VI friendly and there will be plenty of help to assist you. There will also be a stall selling visual aids.

If you are interested in attending please contact Alex Pepper on or telephone Croydon Vision on 020 8688 2486.





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Tech Talk Amazon ECHO and Alexa Demo

We are having a demo of the Amazon ECHO and Alexa voiceover smart device on THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER from 10.00 a.m. to mid-day.  Amazon ECHO is a hands-free speaker controlled with your voice.  It features a personal assistant called Alexa who will perform various tasks for you and control various systems.  

If you would like to find out more or try before you buy - call Amanda on 020 8409 7166 to book a place or e-mail her




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Aquabats Sports & Social Club for the Blind

Aquabats is a Club for people with sight loss providing non-competitive sports and leisure activities in different parts of London.

Membership is open to all VI people, their family and friends. The programmes are varied. For more information , telephone 020 8805 6578 or e-mail

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Illuminate Freedom - Relaunch

Illuminate Freedom's much-loved Freedom Nights return to present a night of fun.  Food and drink available to purchase and a chance to dance non-stop to line up of blind and VI DJ's.

When and Where: Friday 27th October at The Stag's Head, 55 Orsman Road, Shoreditch, London N1 5RA.

Meet and greet:    6.00 p.m.   Event: 6.30 p.m.   DJ's 8.00 pm to midnight.  Venue closes:  1.00 a.m.

Cost: £5.00 on he door - advance booking essential by Monday 23rd October.

Contact: 0333 772 0956 or for further information.