University of Edinburgh

Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairment: Supporting children and young people

Presented on Thursday 27 May 2010


This was an opportunity to speak to practitioners who work with children and young people with MDVI. In this half-day course, experienced staff from Hazelwood School gave valuable insight and practical approaches to supporting children and young people with MDVI.

Target audience: Teachers of VI children, classroom teachers and support staff who support children and young people with MDVI, other professionals and parents.


1.20 pm Introduction, Monica McGeever

1.30 pm Learning and teaching in a school for pupils with MDVI, Monica McGeever/Jane Eyre

2 pm Ensuring CfE experiences and outcomes are meaningful and relevant for MDVI

2.30 pm MDVI and ICT

3 pm Active Learning with MDVI pupils

  • 3.30 pm Course Evaluation and close
  • Presenters:
    Monica McGeever, Headteacher, Hazelwood School, Glasgow
    Jane Eyre, Hazelwood School, Glasgow

    Course documents:

  • Equals 2005 (Schemes for work for the National Curriculum for Pupils wit Learning difficulties. Geography (full pdf download on this page). Section used: Unit Title: People who help us, Key Stage 1, Unit 1.2.
  • Routes for Learning Routemap Planner (pdf from Wales Government website).
  • Routes for Learning From CALL Scotland