Vision Vision: Definitions The ability to see: Sight

Vision Vision: Definitions  The ability to see: Sight

Vision Vision: Definitions The ability to see: Sight or eyesight. A clear idea about what should happen, or be done, in the future. Something that you imagine: A picture that you see in your mind. A lovely sight.

The picture that is shown on a screen. Source: http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/vision Some facts about eyes The human eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts. After the brain, the eye is the second most complex human organ.

60% of the information received by our brains is through our eyes. 80% of what we learn is through our eyes. 80% of our memories are determined by what we see. Look at the diagram of the eye with explanations MV Vision 1.2 The Human Eye.pdf

Here is a clip explaining how our eyes work The Human Eye BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.com/education/clips/z77gkqt

Some facts about vision impairment "Low vision (or visual impairment) is when your sight can't be corrected with glasses or contact lenses, or by any medical or surgical treatment." (Source: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/living-with-lowvision/) Around 253 million people live with vision impairment globally: 36 million are blind and 217 million have moderate to severe vision impairment.

Around 19 million children are visually impaired. Of those, 12 million children have a vision impairment due to refractive error (long- or shortsighted). Around 1.4 million children have irreversible blindness, requiring access to vision rehabilitation services. 80% of vision impairments worldwide are avoidable or treatable. Who is visually impaired?

Are you visually impaired? What would you do if you didnt have access to eye care services? Do you know anyone who is visually impaired? Who? In what way(s)? What is helpful? How?

Activity 1: Feel and describe What would this experience be like without your sense of vision? Close your eyes and describe what you can sense. What experiences have you had that would be different without your sense of vision? When you are out, take a moment to close your eyes and notice how

that experience would be without your sense of vision. Activity 2: Identify objects Put on a blindfold and identify some objects Describe your experience Activity 3: Identify smells

Put on a blindfold and identify some smells Describe your experience Activity 4: Identify flavours Put on a blindfold and identify some flavours Describe your experience

Activity 5: Follow the leader Lead your blindfolded partner around. Swap places. Describe the experience of getting around blindfolded. Miriam Hyman was on her way to work as a picture researcher when she was killed in the 7/7 London

bombings on 7th July 2005. Miriam discovered she was short-sighted when she was a teenager. She loved art and nature so her eye care services were especially important to her. The Miriam Hyman Children's Eye Care Centre (MHCECC) is Miriams memorial in India. It is in the L V Prasad Eye Institute.

It is in Odisha (or Orissa), one of 28 Indian states. The MHCECC is in Bhubaneswar, the capital city of Odisha .

The Miriam Hyman Childrens Eye Care Centre Watch:

Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust Miriams Vision https://youtu.be/UdT0r8I0F80 Miriams Story part 1 https://youtu.be/8IXYWDPCW_Y Miriams Story part 2 https://youtu.be/AirP7r0SkAw

Miriams Story part 3 https://youtu.be/EFXPzNuvEqA Miriams Story part 4 https://youtu.be/9hpDsVAJFOA 10 years of Miriam Hyman Childrens Eye Care Centre https://youtu.be/pzqFyAAgr9s Look at these websites: The Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust http://www.miriam-hyman.com/ Miriams Vision: A Response to the 2005 London Bombings http://miriamsvision.org/

Answer: Who was Miriam Hyman? What happened to her? What is the Miriam Hyman Memorial Trust? What is the Miriam Hyman Childrens Eye Care Centre? How does the MHCECC help people?

Who does it help? What is Miriams Vision: A Response to the 2005 London Bombings? How does Miriams Vision help people? Who does it help? Do you share Miriams vision? What would Miriams vision of the future be?

Do you share Miriams vision of the future? How can you help? Sources and links http://www.lvpei.org/home The L V Prasad Eye Institute http://www.who.int/blindness/en/ The World Health Organization http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/blindness-andvisual-impairment

WHO visual impairment facts https://www.rnib.org.uk/ The Royal National Institute for the Blind https://discoveryeye.org/20-facts-about-the-amazing-eye/ The Discovery Eye Foundation What other links can you find?

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