University of Edinburgh

Cerebral Palsy and Visual Impairment in Children: Scottish Experience of Multidisciplinary Working

Presented in December, 2003

by Presenters: Maureen McGeever, Head Teacher, Ashcraig School;
Marianna Buultjens, Co-ordinator, SSC;
Gillian Callander, Senior Speech & Language Therapist;
Professor Gordon Dutton, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Yorkhill NHS Trust;
Shona Gillespie, Speech & Language Therapist;
Mary Lee, Principal Teacher, Canaan Campus, Royal Blind School;
Lindi MacWilliam, Principal Teacher (Retired) Independent Consultant, Royal Blind School;
Gillian McDaid, Team Head Occupational Therapist, Yorkhill NHS Trust;
Heather McLean, Robath Children's Therapy Centre Scotland


10 am Introduction

10.10 am Development of Hand/Eye Co-ordination

10.50 am Questions

11.00 am Perspectives on collaborative practice

12.45 pm What questions should we ask parents about their children's impaired vision?

1.30 pm Questions

1.40 pm Discussion Groups

2.30 pm Feedback and Questions

2.55 pm Evaluations