Course duration & style:
1 day classroom & practical
To provide a general understanding of why people have difficulties in using LVAs, to identify the potential benefits and restrictions of the current range of LVAs and to introduce a basic set of techniques and strategies designed to help people with a visual impairment make the most of their LVAs and vision.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
This one-day course is aimed at staff and volunteers who do not possess a specialist or professional qualification in visual impairment but who come into contact with people with low vision on a daily basis. This one-day course is ideal for volunteers, residential care staff, home care staff, resource centre workers, home visitors, staff and volunteers of local societies for the visually impaired and any interested individual who may come into contact with people with a visual impairment. The content of the course will offer and equip staff with options and strategies to support people with low vision, and enable them to understand the reasons why this input is appropriate.