The UV rays of the sun don’t just damage your skin. They can damage your eyes as well. In the long term, if your eyes are exposed to too much sunlight, it can lead to cataracts and other eye diseases. George from sight loss charity Cam Sight shares her advice on keeping your eyes safe in the sun.
Category: Parents, Carers & Professionals
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.
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.
“All roads lead to Education” L Hughes. In this resource the LOOK Parent support group and expert panellists explore Education Rights, what our children are entitled to and best practice for EHCP applications.
Ways into work, vocational opportunities, training and apprenticeship options for your visually impaired child/young person.
There are many different opportunities available to our young people if they choose a non-university pathway to work. In this resource, the LOOK Parent support group and expert guest panellists share their insights, tips and advice on successfully entering the workforce.
The journey to becoming an independent learner is often long and onerous. In this resource, LOOK Project Assistant Andrea meets with LOOK mentors and mentees as they share their stories of independent learning.
Starting University is a big step for both you and your VI young adult. In this resource, The LOOK Parent support group and expert guest panellists share their insights, tips and advice.