We regularly give interviews and provide advice to newspapers, magazines, radio stations and television companies. We are also able to direct journalists/producers etc to many of our colour blind volunteers willing to describe in detail what it is like to be colour blind in everyday situations. Until we’re next commenting in the media we’d love you to read some of the following articles.
Our next big PR event is linked to FOOTBALL – see the bar at the top of this page for more information as this will be launched as part of Colour Blind Awareness Day on 6th September 2017.
28 July 2016
PRESS RELEASE – Read about how we took on the BBC and won!
The Guardian 28 July 2016 BBC told do to more for colour blind viewers
It’s time designing for the colour blind became a more integrated component of academic and media training – London School of Economics Impact Blog – 31 July 2017
Read this excellent blog from Oliver Daddow of the University of Nottingham, on why academics, researchers and publishers must take account of colour blind people in data visualisations here
Ottawa LRT Maps Could Confound the Colour Blind – Ottawa Citizen October 2014
To read a copy of the article follow the link to the Ottawa Citizen website
Colorblind See Red Over Colorful Packaging – Columbia News Service/Star Tribune March 2012
To read a copy of the article follow the link to Columbia News Service
What I Think I Can See – Estates Gazette 23 July 2011
Part 2 of the Estates Gazette special report into how colour blindness affects people in the property industry, featuring Michael Green, Chief Executive of The British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC – see www.bcsc.org.uk).
Say What You See – Estates Gazette 16 July 2011
Part one of a two-part special report into how colour blindness affects the property sector
SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION
Our #1ineveryclassroom campaign in 2015 was a great success, gaining coverage on TV and national radio stations – read more here and see the videos and TV coverage via our YouTube playlist by clicking here
Some of the articles we have written for the educational press are listed below and will be updated. Look out for our forthcoming article in Nasen Connect!
What Do You Really Know About Colour Blindness? – British Journal of School Nursing May 2015 British Journal of School Nursing May 2015
ATL Conference – Awareness of colour blindness amongst teachers – PRESS RELEASE 01 Apr 2015 ATL 2015 conference – Colour Blindness
#1ineveryclassroom campaign PRESS RELEASE 10 Feb 2015 #1ineveryclassroom press release
A Day in the Life of a Colour Blind Teacher – Innovate My School Nov 2014
To read a copy of the article follow the link to Innovate My School website
How to Identify Colour Blind Pupils in Your School – Innovate My School Oct 2014
To read a copy of the article follow the link to Innovate My Schoolwebsite.
Why Colour Really Does Matter – Prep School Summer 2011 Issue 71
Colour-blind Children – Early Years Educator (EYE) Vol 12 No11 March 2011
An article written by well-known author, psychologist and childcare expert Karen Sullivan, describing the issues surrounding colour blindness in early years education.
The colour conundrum – SecEd January 27 2011
Another article by Karen Sullivan exploring the challenges faced by colour blind children and their teachers during secondary education.
The Unrecognised SEN – Attain Magazine, Autumn 2010
We’re having some success in colour blind friendly football kits! See this EURO21016 article from BT Sport
Seeing Red by Oliver Morrison in 291 Magazine (New York) – October 2014
A fantastic article for colour blind people which investigates whether special glasses with coloured lenses might help with colour discrimination. To read the article follow this link to 291 Magazine.
Link to features on the BBC News website on colour blindness and computer games
Are Colour Blind Gamers Left Out? and
Call of Duty, Killzone and Mario through Colour Blind Eyes
and a similar article on the Humans Invent website, Game Therapy: Helping the Disabled to Play, which discusses the problems experienced by people with various disabilities, including colour blindness, which arise in computer gaming.
Also on the BBC website follow this link to How the Colour Blind See Art with Different Eyes