Volunteers dismantling the Storytellers Hut

Volunteers save the day

5 August 2020

Behold the power of Facebook. In response to our plea for help, last week a team of skilled volunteers came to help us dismantle and move our storytellers hut to a place on campus more suited for our visually impaired young people. The hut...

Fundraiser Will’s wheelchair marathon success

4 August 2020

A former student at Exeter’s WESC Foundation has just finished a 31 day wheelchair marathon in memory of his late father. 22 year old Will Parry, who is severely sight impaired and confined to a wheelchair by Cerebral Palsy, completed 36...

Jane Bell and Simon Jupp MP standing in the WESC Foundation garden

MP visits specialist young people’s charity in Exeter

29 July 2020

Simon Jupp MP had the chance to see things a little differently when he visited WESC Foundation yesterday. He wore special glasses that simulate different types of visual impairment for part of his tour of the charity’s campus, which sits...

Young man operating a touch screen till in a charity shop

Second awards shortlist for WESC Foundation’s talking till

27 July 2020

A talking till developed by WESC Foundation has been shortlisted for a second national award. The audible point of sale (APOS) till – which can be operated independently by users with visual impairment and other disabilities – has been...


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Our residential trip to London was an amazing experience. We were there for three nights and four days. It was my first time travelling on a train which was very exciting. It was great to socialise with my friends in a big city.

Katie, WESC Foundation student
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