Stephanie using the Canute

Computer training for blind and partially sighted people

Vision Through Sound is a not for profit community interest company. Our directors are: Stephanie Sergeant, Nigel James, and Heather Duke.

Empowering visually impaired people with Information and Assistive Technology. Being sensitive to different user needs, we enable them to pursue their own life’s vision.

Aims & Objectives

By working with other businesses, Vision Through Sound:
Aim is to enable visually impaired people to be able to use computers and smart phones, in a way that they could not before.
  • To give visually impaired people new life skills
  • Enable visually impaired people to find work.
  • To benefit the families of visually impaired people by enabling them to live more independent lives.
  • To benefit the state, as due to the independence visually impaired people will need less care from society.

Personal Profile

I am blind myself and have a life time’s experience of developing methods of being independent and making full use of the tools available. I have worked as a computer programmer for 20 years. I have a degree in Psychology and a BTCS qualification for teaching Talking software. I trained as a Rehabilitation Worker for newly blinded adults in Britain and the USA. I have worked for Action for Blind People as their User Participation Co-ordinator. Stephanie and one of her students at a training session Stephanie giving a motivational speech at School sighted guiding with dog Steph teaching Iphone