University of Edinburgh

Supporting VI children and young people in a mainstream school

Presented on Wednesday 16 September 2009


This course is designed for professionals who work with VI children in mainstream classes and parents. Knowledge of visual impairment will be minimal. There will be the opportunity for visual impairment awareness raising with practical tasks and there will be advice on how these visual impairments impact on a child's learning in school.

Target audience: will have minimal knowledge of visual impairment  Professionals supporting children in mainstream, mainstream teachers and support staff who have a VI child in their class, and Parents

Presenters: Janis Sugden
Sandra Murdoch
Margaret Flynn