Blogs, Podcasts & Videos – Sight Loss


This page contains a list of blogs, podcasts and Youtube channels that post about sight loss. Below you’ll find my top 10 blogs, a list of podcasts, and then a longer list of many other great bloggers and Youtubers. So there’s loads to discover here.

Be sure to check out my lists of sight loss resources and assistive technology links, as well as my posts & videos about my own disability, and videos by others on aniridia, nystagmus & sight loss.

If you have any links you think I should add here, feel free to contact me.

My Top 10 Sight Loss Blogs

  • London Vision – Blog / Youtube
    I am a member of the East & South East branches of this visual impairment group, and have been enjoying many activities with them. They are overseen by the Thomas Pocklington Trust (who are also on Youtube). You can also read the older blogs by East London Vision & South East London Vision for details of older events. And there is also a Youtube channel by Bhavini Makwana, one of the London Vision East staff members.
  • Aniridia Network – Blog / Youtube
    Nystagmus Network – Blog / Youtube

    These are my two conditions, so I’m linking them both together here. Both charities provide key support and information for people with these conditions. I’m also doing a bit of voluntary technical work for Aniridia Network UK, in relation to social media and video editing, including for Aniridia Day.
  • Extreme Dreams – Website / Youtube / Public Speaking
    Dean was a member of staff at my school and is a great friend, with a wonderful sense of humour. Losing his sight spurred him on to do bigger and better things, resulting in him doing lots of extreme sports and motivational speaking. He shows that blindness isn’t a barrier to achieving your dreams, however crazy those dreams may be!
  • Life Of A Blind Girl – Blog / Youtube
    Holly writes many great posts about living with a visual impairment and how she uses assistive technology, as well as general advocacy and education on disability, and other topics including beauty and lifestyle.
  • My Blurred World – Blog
    A very well-written blog by Elin, with lots of interesting posts about living with visual impairment, along with beauty and fashion.
  • Cane Adventures – Blog
    A wonderful blog by Dr Amy Kavanagh on her experiences as a visually impaired person, raising much-needed awareness of how to interact with disabled people. She also shares her daily experiences on her Twitter feed, particularly with her Just Ask Don’t Grab and Cane Adventures hashtag campaigns.
  • Fashioneyesta – Blog / Youtube / Audioboom
    Emily was a big inspiration for me to start blogging, and I met her during my first year in London after captioning some of her videos. She posts about sight loss, disability, beauty, fashion and books, co-produces the Fashionability podcast, supports charity campaigns, and has been on TV and radio.
  • Fern Lulham – Blog / YoutubePodcast / Radio / Public Speaking
    Fern has aniridia and nystagmus like me, and is a fantastic motivational speaker. I had the privilege of meeting her at the Aniridia Network Conference. She lives in the UK, but also appears on the Kelly & Company radio show in Canada. Her previous blogs, also worth looking through, are Treasures Of Perspective (also on Youtube) and The Smile Finders (also on Youtube).
  • Molly Burke – Website /  Youtube
    Molly is a visually impaired activist, TV presenter and motivational speaker, who produces lots of amazing videos about living with a visual impairment.
  • Thinking Out Loud – Blog / Youtube
    Sassy is a wonderful, friendly blogger who writes about topics including living with sight loss, her love of beauty products and more. And in conjunction with Holly from Life Of A Blind Girl, she also runs the Purple Elephant Facebook group for disabled bloggers.

Sight Loss Podcasts

Other Sight Loss Bloggers & Youtubers

  • Accessibility Insights – Blog
    Laura’s reviews and recommendations on technology and devices to assist the visually impaired.
  • Alex Man – Youtube
    Alex is blind and posts videos about accessible technology, including smart devices.
  • All The Eye Things 92 – Youtube
    Shayna’s videos about her experiences being legally blind.
  • Amanda Gene – Blog / Youtube
    Amanda has a degree in print journalism, and writes about disability awareness, her personal life and anything else that interest her.
  • Balls And Balloons – Blog
    Blog by mother and wife Janelle, discussing aniridia, sight loss, sensory processing disorders, family life, activities and adventures with her children, and more.
  • Blackbird – Youtube
    This lady has posted a couple of videos about living with nystagmus.
  • Blind Abilities – Blog  / Youtube
    Informative and positive blog and podcast for the visually impaired.
  • The Blind Life – Youtube
    Sam makes lots of great videos about assistive technology and other tips that can help make day-to-day life easier if you can’t see.
  • The Blind Mom Next Door – Youtube
    Nicole’s videos about being a visually impaired wife and mother, including DIY and craft projects, household management advice and more.
  • Blind Motherhood – Blog
    Holly’s blog about being a visually impaired mother, wife and social worker, with technology and lifestyle articles too.
  • Blind Moving On – Blog / Youtube)
    Ashley writes a great blog about living with blindness and other aspects of her daily life.
  • Blind Not Bored – Youtube
    Youtube channel by two visually impaired ladies, Mared and Megan. There are only a few videos here, but they’re worth watching.
  • Blind SOS – Blog / Youtube
    Posts and videos by Cal, who is blind, and his sighted partner Jess, giving tips and advice to help visually impaired people live as independently as possible.
  • Blind To Billionaire – Youtube
    Matt’s videos about his visual impairment, active lifestyle and his work to influence others.
  • Blind Woodturner – Youtube
    Videos by Chris from his wood turning workshop
  • Bluetech – Youtube
    Videos about visual impairment, accessible technology, unboxings and more.
  • Bold Blind Beauty – Blog
    Stephanae’s blog about blindness, beauty and more.
  • Breaking Blind – Youtube
    Youtube videos by a blind lady who lives life to the full.
  • Cane And Able – Blog
    The experiences and thoughts of a visually impaired guy from the UK.
  • Catch These Words – Blog / Youtube
    Holly posts blogs and videos about living with her visual impairment, disability awareness issues, book reviews, and her general day-to-day life.
  • Cayla With A C – Youtube
    Cayla’s videos about her life and experiences as a blind person with Retinitis Pigmentosa.
  • Chatty Chelby – Youtube
    Chelby is a blind vlogger, and she updates her channel on a regular basis.
  • Chloe Tear – Blog / Youtube
    Chloe’s blog about living with cerebral palsy and visual impairment. I met her at Naidex 2019.
  • Consider Yourself Warned – Blog
    Kelsey’s blog about his life, experiences and interests as a blind person.
  • Crafty Blind Chick – Youtube
    Regular vlogs and craft videos by Nicole, who is blind.
  • Created by Samantha Bonouvrie – Website / Youtube
    Professional photography, videos and design by Sam, who has nystagmus.
  • Double Vision – Blog
    Blog run by twin sisters Joy & Jenelle, writing about their experiences with sight loss and motherhood.
  • Easy On The Eyes – Youtube
    Phil’s videos about life with a visual impairment.
  • Gabor The Blind Guy – Youtube
    Gabor’s videos about his daily life living as a blind father, plus comedy videos, food tasting challenges and more.
  • Girl Gone Blind – Blog
    Maria’s blog about living with blindness and being a mother.
  • Gleamed – Blog
    Blog by visually impaired artist Kimberly, writing about her disability and illustrations.
  • How Casey Sees It – Youtube
    Casey’s videos about living with her visual impairment, along with general advice and opinions on various disability topics.
  • How I See Things I Love – Blog / Youtube
    Videos by Brandi, a Texas mother, on the topics of her visual impairment, family life and their animals.
  • Ian Treherne – Website / Youtube
    Photos and videos by Ian, a blind photographer and filmmaker.
  • Illegally Sighted – Youtube
    Videos about technology and gaming from the perspective of a legally blind person.
  • Inside The Hairy Classroom – Blog
    Blog by Laura, who is blind and studying to become a teacher.
  • The Invisible Vision Project – Blog
    Blog by Xin (Carol) Sun, who writes about her personal journey, experiences, thoughts and feelings living with blindness.
  • Jake Sawyers – Website
    Jake is a severely sight impaired actor, photographer and comedian.
  • James Rath – Website / Youtube
    An accomplished activist, filmmaker and public speaker, James posts a lot of very well produced and informative videos about his sight loss experiences, accessible technology and much more.
  • JC5 Productions – Youtube
    Juan’s creative short films and discussions of life with visual impairment.
  • Jess Marion – Youtube
    Videos by Jess about her sight loss and her experiences.
  • Jessylrk – Youtube
    Jessica has nystagmus and posts vlogs about her disability and her daily life.
  • Jordan Sheehy – Youtube
    Jordan posts videos about her daily life, disability, book reading, Christianity and veganism.
  • Joy Ross – Youtube
    Joy’s videos about her experiences while living with sight loss.
  • Just Call Me Elm Or Something – Blog
    Elm’s blog about living with blindness, and the things she enjoys and gets up to.
  • Katie – Youtube
    Katie’s videos about living with sight loss.
  • Katie’s Vision – Blog
    Katie’s blog about living with the visual impairment Stargardts, and how it doesn’t stop her going travelling and having lots of fun experiences.
  • Kika Guide Dog – Twitter Videos
    Watch the world through Kika’s eyes as she takes her owner Amit around London, with videos showing the good and the bad about their journeys together.
  • Kody Keplinger – Website / Youtube
    Kody, a successful author, makes videos about disability, beauty, fashion, writing and her dog Cory.
  • Lauren & Sheba – Youtube
    Videos by Lauren, who has albinism and sight loss, about her experiences.
  • Life After Sight Loss – Website / Youtube
    Motivational videos and podcasts by Derek Daniels about coping with sight loss and using assistive technology.
  • Life Unscripted – Blog
    Blind Beader writes about living with visual impairment and her love of reading.
  • A Little More Understanding – Blog
    Alice writes about living with dyspraxia and nystagmus, as well as other issues relating to disability, mental health, politics, education and more.
  • Live Accessible – Blog / Youtube
    Carrie and her son Pablo Joseph have aniridia, while her husband Pablo is totally blind. Here they share tips, advice, tutorials, digital content and other information, to help families with sight loss to live in a more accessible way.
  • Living, Laughing & Loving With Wobbly Eyes – Blog
    Sophie’s blog about nystagmus and other general things that interest her.
  • Lizzie Capener – Website
    Blind soprano and cricketer, and the first blind female TV judge on the BBC’s All Together Now.
  • Low Vision: My Personal Sight Loss Journey – Blog / Youtube
    Terry’s blog about his experience of living with visual impairment.
  • Lucy Edwards – Website / Youtube
    Lucy’s videos about living with sight loss, and her love of beauty and fashion.
  • Luke Sam Sowden – Blog / Youtube
    Luke’s posts and videos on disability, beauty, fashion, food, books, films and more. He’s also mentioned me in one of his Spotlight posts.
  • Mel’s Blind Life – Youtube
    Mel’s videos from Australia about living with her visual impairment.
  • Molly Watt – Blog / Youtube
    Molly is deafblind due to Usher’s Syndrome, and is a public speaker advocating the provision and use of assistive technology for people with sensory impairments.
  • My Take On Disability – Blog
    Blog by Divya, who is visually impaired, raising awareness for people with disabilities and promoting inclusion.
  • Nataemily – Blog / Youtube
    Natalie creates blog posts and videos about living with nystagmus and her love of art and fashion.
  • Navigating Chloe’s World – Blog
    Blog written by the mother of Chloe, a deafblind child.
  • Nicola J Ogston – Blog
    Nicola’s blog about being a parent living with visual impairment and chronic illness.
  • Nystagmus Mum – Blog
    Blog by Sue, the mother of a child with nystagmus. She also runs the Nystagmus Network in the UK.
  • Old Blind Doug’s Life – Youtube
    Doug’s videos about his life as a blind man, including bushcraft, camping, hiking and watercolor painting.
  • Our Blind Life – Blog / Youtube
    Blog by Kevin & Diana, a blind couple, where they share their experiences and advice, reviews of books and software, and much more.
  • The Parker/Daniels Show – Youtube
    Talk show by Anthony Parker, who is totally blind, raising awareness and sharing information.
  • Photo Narrations – Blog
    Blog promoting photo narration to make images accessible to the visually impaired.
  • Quinny44 – Youtube
    Youtube channel about a lady’s experiences with nystagmus.
  • Random Musings of a Dyspraxic – Blog
    Blog by Phillippa about her daily life with dyspraxia, partial sight and scoliosis.
  • RD Ramblings – Blog
    Emma’s thoughts and observations as a retinal detachment patient.
  • Rock For Disability – Blog
    Blog by Emma, who has cerebral palsy and is blind, about her love of gigs, concerts, films, sports, arts and other entertainment.
  • Rock The Cane – Facebook Blog
    A campaign to change the world’s perception about sight loss.
  • Samantha Coleman – Youtube
    Videos by Deafblind actor and inclusivity activist Samantha.
  • Sandy’s View – Blog
    Blog created by The Chicago Lighthouse, to answer commonly asked questions about living with visual impairment.
  • The Secret Blind – Blog
    This blogger shares their experiences of living with sight loss, showing that it is still possible to lead a positive life, because “there is a beauty in difference”.
  • See My Way – Blog
    Blog written by Elin Williams, discussing her volunteering work in Belgium and her general experiences of living with sight loss. I got to meet her at a Christmas meal in December 2018.
  • See The World Thru My Eyes – Blog
    Blog by Antonia, a blind millennial, about her experiences.
  • The Shifty Eyes Blog – Blog
    Blog by nystagmus sufferer Jo, featuring various posts about living with the condition, as well as other topics.
  • Sightless Musings – Blog
    Anél’s blog about her experiences as a blind person and raising disability awareness.
  • Sightly Imperfect Stagey – Blog
    Leah’s blog about accessible theatre experiences for visually impaired and disabled people.
  • Six Blind Kids – Blog / Youtube
    Posts and videos by the Bartling family, who have adopted 6 children who happen to be blind, sharing their fun times and experiences.
  • Skit Twins – Youtube
    Videos by visually impaired sisters Chloe and Judith, including spoofs and parodies, podcasts and more.
  • Stories From The Edge Of Blindness – Blog
    Susan’s experiences living with retinitis pigmentosa, along with her poetry and creative writing.
  • Suddenly Sightless – Podcast / Youtube
    Podcast series by Laura & Alex on daily life with sight loss.
  • Tales Of Northwick – Blog
    A blog written through the wobbly eyes of Northwick Bear who, like his owner Frank, has nystagmus. It has lots of stories about how the condition affects them.
  • The Thinking Mom – Blog / Youtube
    Blog and videos by Effie, a psychologist, whose daughter Sofia has aniridia.
  • The Tommy Edison Experience – Website / Youtube
    Tommy is a blind radio presenter and film critic, who has made fun and positive videos answering people’s questions about sight loss. You can also watch behind-the-scenes clips and other videos by his friend Ben Churchill.
  • Through My Lenses – Blog
    Stunning images by internationally renowned legally blind photographer David Katz.
  • Through The Eyes Of A VIP – Blog
    Blog by Amie Hynes Fitzpatrick, a visually impaired lady from Ireland, with topics including beauty, fashion, food, travel, technology and much more.
  • Tina Franziska Paulick – Blog
    Tina is a visually impaired German blogger living in Ireland, writing about her experiences and adventures.
  • Unseen Beauty – BlogEnglish Teaching
    Blog by Kirsty, a blind English teacher, about visual impairment, beauty, travel and everything else she enjoys.
  • Veronica With Four Eyes – Blog
    Veronica’s blog about visual impairment, assistive technology and accessibility.
  • VI Blind Resources – Blog / Youtube
    Chelsey’s blog and audio described vlogs, designed to give information to the visually impaired community and show that people with sight loss can do anything.
  • VI Critic – Blog
    Reviews of theatre shows in Essex and London’s West End by Alex, who is visually impaired.
  • Vincent Grasso – Youtube
    Videos by Vincent about his life and experiences as a visually impaired person.
  • Where’s Your Dog? – Blog
    Meagan’s blog about living with a visual impairment, the technology she uses to help her, and other relevant topics that interest her.
  • Wibbly Wobbly Eyes – Blog
    A blog by Leah about nystagmus and her daily life.
  • Wilmot’s Writings – Blog
    Laura’s blog in which she writes about being visually impaired and a guide dog owner, as well as college, gender equality, LGBT issues, entertainment and politics.
  • Your Canadian Blind Girl – Youtube
    Ashley’s videos about her life with blindness, along with makeup tutorials and more.

Sight Loss Organisations

Some sight loss organisations also have blogs and Youtube channels of their own, as listed below.

4 thoughts on “Blogs, Podcasts & Videos – Sight Loss”

  1. Thank you for featuring us, and thank you for such a wonderful list! You gave me lots of blogs and Youtube channels to follow. We have a youtube channel too. Pretty new to be honest, but… 🙂

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      1. Yeah, you’ll be fine. We’re all pretty clueless when we start out, and even now I can’t claim to be an expert! But as you produce more content and play about with things, the more you’ll figure out what works best for you. It’s a learning curve, but an interesting one. 🙂

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