OnLineTraining Ltd

Improving learner outcomes

Visual Impairment

United Kingdom

Course aims

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  • raise awareness of the areas of development that may be affected by visual impairment
  • describe common childhood eye conditions
  • provide information about the difficulties encountered by children and young people with visual impairments and their implications for learning
  • show how to use strategies to improve the access of children and young people to the curriculum and written information
  • show how to assess the environment and its implications for learning
  • introduce practical suggestions for use in the classroom to ensure equality of access for visually impaired pupils
  • describe specific interventions required by pupils at different phases

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Testimonials

Feedback from our participants

This course made me more aware of the individual challenges students face day to day. It has also shown me, that there are many useful tools that can be used to help VI students. I'm now in a better position to assist and learn new strategies. I would recommend this course to others.

Learning Support Assistant, Slough, UK | Nov 2014

This course has prepared me to take into account further considerations relating to the successful inclusion of children with VI. In particular, the strategies can be organised into a sort of checklist to be used when children with VI attend High School.

SENCO, Islington, UK | May 2015

This course has helped me understand there are many different eye conditions. I am more aware of the individual daily challenges. I think I'm now in a better position to assist students and I have learned new support strategies. I would recommend this course to others.

Learning Support Assistant, Berkshire, UK | Apr 2015

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