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Events > Supporting Students with a Vision Impairment

This one-day workshop will be a practical introduction to supporting students with a vision impairment in mainstream classes. One of the optional sessions in the afternoon will focus on preparing students for external examinations; the other sessions will be on living skills and Braille.

Collage of Teachers and Staff supporting students

Topics will include:

  • Understanding the impact of vision impairment on learning
  • Options for materials adaptation
  • Effective strategies for working with students and teachers
  • Low vision aids
  • Introduction to Braille
  • Preparing students for exams

Who should attend?

Teachers and Teaching Assistants who have recently started to work with students with a vision impairment in a mainstream school, or parents of a child with a visual impairment.


£80 per delegate including lunch and refreshments. This event is free for parents who have a child with a vision impairment. You will be invoiced prior to the event taking place.


Thursday 3rd October 2019


10am to 3.15pm.

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