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Retina UK logo ‘Talking’ Travel peer support group meeting
Retina UK have asked us to pass on this information to our clients who might be interested:
This Peer Support Group provides a welcoming, safe and friendly opportunity for people to meet up to share experiences, tips and information.

Next meeting: Thursday 15 February, 7pm to 8pm
Retina UK are pleased to invite you to the launch of their new focused interest peer support group called Talking Travel where they are delighted to introduce facilitators Richard Zimbler and Rachael Foley. Richard, their local group facilitator for Wrexham & Wales, and Rachael, their local group facilitator for Manchester, are both keen travellers within the UK as well as abroad and have a wealth of knowledge regarding mobility as visually impaired individuals.
This group will give you the opportunity to share your travelling experience, tips, hints & advice from general mobility, including white cane and guide dog training, to public transport and V.I Activity Holidays to Travelling abroad. Please come along to meet other like-minded travellers & day trippers across the UK via this online meeting and share your pros & cons of getting out and about or fears & frustrations of travelling with sight loss.

Whether it’s a long weekender to the Lake District or an all-inclusive once in a lifetime paradise island getaway, whether you are an experienced traveller or a beginner who would like to gain more confidence and independence by plane, train, bus or foot, then please join them and take that trip or vacation you have always dreamed of.

They hope you can join them and look forward to seeing you there!

This meeting will be held online via Zoom.
Please note that this meeting will be recorded and the audio only uploaded to our You Tube channel so please do not share any personal contact information. However, please feel free to share your experiences living with sight loss but only if you feel comfortable in doing so and remember that others outside of this meeting will be able to hear it on this public platform.
Register now
Please use the above link to register your interest, if you require any assistance registering then Mark would be more than happy to help. Please note that depending on your email service provider, the automated confirmation response message may go straight in to your junk or spam folder, please check these folders if it does not come directly through to your inbox.

If you would like to know more, please contact Mark Baxter at Retina UK:
T: 07889 595783

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