The transition from a familiar school setting to 6th form or college can be daunting, learning to navigate a new setting. Meeting new people and advocating for your needs with new teachers can feel like a roadblock to your education. In this Q&A three of our LOOK Mentors met to chat about their experience.
Mentor Al shares with us his education journey and how the support he recieved evolved as his education needs changed between primary to college education.
Advocating for your access needs can be challenging but ensuring you have support in place before you start Sixth Form or College can be a real game changer. LOOK Mentor Aliza shares her advice for getting the right support.
In this blog, LOOK mentor Emilia reflects on her time at Uni and shares how her confidence has given her the opportunity to help others in a similar situation.
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.
In this blog, Olivia talks about making friends and trying new things at University.
In this blog, LOOK mentor Megan reflects on her time at Uni and shares what she wishes she had known back then! #UniInSight
In this episode, LOOK Mentor and Volunteer Emily talks to her panel of guests about starting Uni as a VI or deafblind student.
How can you be more confident? LOOK mentor Naz shares her top tips.
Don’t know what to do when you meet someone with a VI. Firstly, don’t panic! Secondly, watch this video – our mentors’ friends have some great advice for you!
LOOK Mentor Charlotte shares her advice about how best to communicate the support that you will need as a VI student at University.