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Supporting Pupils with Visual Impairment

A popular 1 day introduction to working with children and young people with visual impairment.


Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to the VI service in Tower Hamlets
  • The nature of visual impairments and strategies to promote inclusion
  • Modifying activities and print resources
  • Promoting independence
  • The Social and emotional impact of visual impairment
  • Early Years and the importance of early intervention


Session will include:

  • Raising awareness of challenges facing pupils with a visual impairment.
  • Practical strategies to take away.
  • Opportunities to share experiences and ask questions.
  • Activities to gain a better understanding of visual impairment.


This course offers a good introduction to visual impairment for teachers and teaching assistants who are new to visual impairment or as a refresher course. Our focus is to enable the successful inclusion of visually impaired pupils in mainstream settings. We explore strategies for every age group. We welcome your input and shared experiences as well as your enthusiastic participation in practical activities. We hope that by attending this course you will be empowered to promote positive pupil attitude and high expectations.

10 Oct 2019 09:30 - 15:30

Closing date: 04/10/2019
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Date and Time

10 Oct 2019 09:30 - 15:30


Support for Learning Service, PDC, 229 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 6AB


Lorna Paterson
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