Course duration & style:
½ day online teaching
The purpose of this course is to provide a general introduction to and understanding of the human visual system and the common reasons why people have difficulty seeing. To help participants understand and appreciate the effects of living with poor sight and to introduce the basic principles of making the most of sight loss.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
This 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. 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.