University of Edinburgh

Prematurity and Vision

Friday 3 March 2006

Grace Stuart

Parent Counsellor Service

Working out of the Royal Blind School; service established in 1978

Provide help and support to families and carers of young children with a visual impairment.

  • Information about eye conditions and the implications for the child and family.
  • Early programmes of play and stimulation.
  • Early assessment of vision in the home.
  • Skilled listening and confidentiality.
  • Links with the early intervention service and Friday playgroup at Barrie House.
  • Information and links with other services both local and national

Enquiries and referrals can be made to:

Mrs Grace Stuart, Parent Counsellor, Royal Blind School, Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5NA
Telephone: 0131 662 8145