Course duration & style:
½ day online teaching

Module aims:
To equip educational professionals to introduce, develop and deliver practical skills and methods that enable children and young people with low vision to maximise their visual potential both inside and outside the classroom.


Module objectives:
At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Introduce and explain the concepts and basic techniques used in low vision therapy with children
  • State and compare the benefits and time implications involved in low vision therapy programmes
  • Explain and demonstrate a practical guide to the equipment which may be required to improve a child’s visual performance both inside and outside the classroom
  • Identify the issues and describe the practical implications of developing an effective inter-disciplinary approach to low vision care


Module information:
This practical course is aimed primarily at specialist teachers of children with visual impairment, specialist educational support staff, rehabilitation officers/workers and other staff involved with supporting children to maximise their visual potential. The content includes many practical elements of low vision practices when working with children and young people, but also explores other related issues around low vision work in an educational context.

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