Whether you’re affected by sight loss are blind or partially sighted or know someone who is this is your podcast. Your voice, your stories, your lives!
Craic On, produced by RNIB in Northern Ireland, features a rich mix of local voices and local stories of local people affected by sight loss. We have different themes each episode and welcome any and all input and ideas from you our listeners!
The Craic On podcast (formerly Sound Vision Online) joins a growing family of other great RNIB podcasts which includes The Weekly Connect, Tech Talk and Read On Air.
Craic On podcast Episode 12 - From construction to counsellor - Retraining in your 40s
Brian, from just outside Ballymena, shares how his life changed when his sight deteriorated significantly in his 40s due to rare genetic condition, Retinitis Pigmentosa.From working in construction, to going back to university and retraining as a counsellor, Brian shares how he came to terms with the significant change in his sight - in particular, the roles fundraising, technology training, and learning to use a cane, have played in shaping his new outlook on life.
For support in employment, contact the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 to speak to a Sight Loss Advisor today.
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We’re always open to new topic ideas and eager to share local people’s experiences, tips and life hacks with others.
Call us on 028 9032 9373, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or tag @RNIBNI on twitter using #CraicOn, and let’s start a conversation!
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