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.
Early Years Parent Advice Workshop – What can I do when my child is identified as having a vision impairment and what support can I expect?
LOOK UK and VICTA have teamed up to host a parent advice workshop focused on managing the emotional and practical challenges following diagnosis of a young child with a vision impairment. The workshop will also consider the early years and support pathways available from diagnosis.
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.