University of Edinburgh

Twilight Networking Opportunity

for Teachers of the Deaf and Teachers of the Visually Impaired in and around Edinburgh area

Date: Tuesday, 6th February 2018
Venue: Scottish Sensory Centre
Time: 4.30 pm - 6.30 pm

NOTE - closing date for course is 16th January 2018


Come along and meet colleagues for a chat over tea and coffee and share good practice. There will also be guest speakers.

Hearing Impairment:

Rachel O'Neill will provide an update about the Online Reading Research Project, and will also talk about Language Modification of course materials.

Visual Impairment:

Professor John Ravenscroft will talk about how to assess children who have Cerebral Visual Impairment.

Target Audience

This event is for teachers of the deaf and teachers of the visually impaired who work within easy travelling distance to Edinburgh.

Restrictions: 20 (ToDs)/20 (TVIs)


Rachel O'Neill, Lecturer, Director MSc Inclusive & Special Education/ MEd Additional Support for Learning, University of Edinburgh.
Professor John Ravenscroft, Head of Scottish Sensory Centre and Chair of Childhood Visual Impairment, University of Edinburgh.