A Scotland that is aware of the issues faced by people with vision impairments
Bringing together organisations and individuals across Scotland dedicated to inclusion
Working with our members and others to influence and direct policy
SCOVI is an umbrella organisation that links and supports statutory and voluntary services for and of vision impaired people in Scotland.
Our mission is for people with vision impairment throughout Scotland to lead independent and included lives.
We work towards this goal by informing and supporting our members, promoting member activities, encouraging collaboration and raising awareness to improve opportunities, rights, equality and inclusion of visually impaired people in Scotland.
Latest news from SCOVI and our members
The next SCOVI Members’ Forum is less than a month away! It’ll take place on Thursday 30th August and the theme for this month is: Employability and Access to Work. There are about 2,000 people registered as blind or partially sighted working…
RP Fighting Blindness is hosting an Information Day focusing on Inherited Retinal Dystrophies (IRDs) and syndromes, including Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and Usher Syndrome, on Monday 10 September 2018 at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Falkirk, FK1 4DD. This event is…
Festival season has well and truly arrived in Edinburgh (you can tell because it’s started raining…)! As thousands of performers and festival-goers descend on the capital we have a handy link to all of the accessible shows at this year’s…
Check out the Spring 2018 Newsletter from our member organisation, the Forth Valley Sensory Centre. Summer 2018 Newsletter Welcome to our summer newsletter! We have all been enjoying the extended period of warm sunny weather which has been a real…