Organising Work Experience, Volunteering and Careers Advice resource page shares advice on where to find work experience from employment experts. Our panel reflects on their own experiences discussing self-advocacy skills and building confidence.
A Foot in the Door with Disability Placement Schemes resource page talks to young professionals about their personal experiences of Disability Placement schemes and how it helped them find their ideal roles.
On one of the hottest days of the year, we welcomed award-winning session stylist Anna Cofone to talk to Shani Dutta from LOOK about how to care for our hair.
Shani also shared her beauty and makeup secrets from her time as Beauty Ambassador at Bare Minerals.
Looking for your first step on the career ladder or are you ready to move your vocation into the fast lane? See My Skills: How to land your dream job; Building Your Tech Skills resource will give you the information and tools to get the tech skills needed for the workplace.
We know it is possible for children who need extra support, training and professional input to leave home and live independent lives but it can be an overwhelming prospect not knowing who is there to help and what that help looks like.
In June we launched our new LOOK Music Group and what a fantastic time we had with so many of you signing up!
We’ve introduced a special guest slot as part of our music group offer and last month we welcomed singer/songwriter Sirine Jahangir who was interviewed by LOOK Mentors Sarah Bayley and Lacey Owens.
In June we were delighted to welcome Kirsty James to sit in the LOOK Into chair where she chatted with Clare Norton-Smith (Events and Resources Co-ordinator at LOOK) about working in campaigns, the campaigns that have delivered the most success and how being involved in campaigning can give you life skills and boost your confidence.
The aim of this ambitious online conference for 16-24-year-olds was to supply practical solutions to the barriers and challenges that exist for young people seeking employment.
Have you ever watched the graceful meandering of a giraffe, listened in awe to the loud baritone roar of a lion or watched the playful swoops of the feeding penguins?
At the end of May the LOOK team and friends were invited to an accessible tour of ZSL London Zoo to meet the animals up close and personal.
In recognition of School Diversity Week, we shine a light on how inclusive mainstream schools are for the VI community. LOOK mentors and mentees share their experiences of the education system, the support they received and where they feel schools fall short.
Transitions are always a key point in a VI child or young persons life. Having the right equipment in place and the skills to use them makes a huge difference. In this session we focus on best practice provision, when new assistive technology should be introduced and how we can support what happens at home.
In this resource LOOK UK and VICTA discuss the power of connection and the impact identifying your tribe has on mental health and wellbeing.
In this resource, the LOOK Parent support group and mentor team explore mobility, teaching our children independence skills and how to support them to explore the world without barriers.
Knowing what to do after we finish our formal education can be daunting and for those who aren’t following the path to uni, it can seem even more so. Deciding to take a vocational course or subject can be a life-changing alternative, providing you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare you for work.