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Vision

Visual problems do not affect everybody who has had a stroke, but they are more common than many people realise. Visual difficulties can vary from slight to more severe, but they are often difficult to define and not always easy for friends and family to recognise or understand.
Did you know?

For every cancer patient living in the UK, £295 is spent each year on medical research, compared with just £22 a year for every stroke patient.

For information about further help and support contact:

Wigan Sensory Team
Skilled in assisting people with visual impairment. They will carry out an assessment of your needs and work with you to acquire the skills or resources to overcome your difficulties.

Tel: 01942 700 889
Minicom: 01942 766 997

Wigan & Leigh District Society for the Blind
Provides social holiday opportunities for blind people who live in our area.

Room 8,
28 Upper Dicconson Street,
Wigan,
WN1 2AG

Tel: 01942 828 787

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