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About Us

Lakes Vision Services has a Board of Trustees who oversees the strategic running of the Charity and its charitable objects. 

The Chief Executive Officer of the Charity is Steve Hyde-Dryden, former Technology Co-ordinator for Action For Blind People, himself blind and a Guide Dog Owner and also has over 16 years’ experience of working with people of varying levels of sight loss both within the voluntary sector and as a freelance Trainer/Consultant.  Steve uses his disability and turns it into a positive ability.  His experience gives him a unique empathy into the various issues and challenges faced daily as, he himself faces many of these.

Steve’s vision is to provide a technology service to people in Cumbria, to promote equality, to raise awareness of sight loss and to enhance people’s quality of life through reducing social isolation and improving their access to information. 

Our Mission Statement

"Lakes Vision Services primary purpose is to promote equality and encourage confidence through the use of technology.  To provide empathy and understanding to people with all levels of sight loss and other disabilities, and to enhance peoples quality of life by reducing isolation through improved access to information and communication technology."

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