University of Edinburgh

Therapeutic Use of Art with Visually Impaired Pupils Focus on Visual Impairment and Hearing Impairment

Presented in January, 2005

Vicky Smith, Youth Development Officer, Outlook in LOOK Youth Project
John Ravenscroft, Manager, VI Scotland, Edinburgh University


10.30 am Introduction; John Ravenscroft

  • 10.45 am Presentation - MindsEye: An investigation into the benefits of accessible creative expressive art workshops for young people with a visual impairment; Vicky Smith

11.20 am Question and discussion session

11.35 am Demonstrations with different accessible materials

1.30 pm Practical in pairs

2 pm Warm up group workshop

2.45 pm Main workshop