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Habilitation and mobility skills for a child and young person with a visual impairment – preparing for adulthood 12/03/18
Monday 12th March 2018, full day 9.30am-3.30pm

Who is it for:

SENCos, class teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and specialist settings (3-25 years).

Includes practical work out of doors. Sensible clothing and footwear is advised.


Areas Covered:

• Preparing for adulthood, which key skill at which Key Stage?

• How to promote independence in a child and young person with a visual impairment.

• Planning for a successful off-site visit for a child or young person with a visual impairment.

 Course Outcomes:

• Have knowledge of identifying and planning for independent living skills appropriate to each Key Stage.

• Understand how to fully include children and young people in successful off-site visits.

• Understand the importance of multi-agency working when developing skills and knowledge in the additional curriculum.

Dates: 12 March 2018

Duration: Full day, 9.30am-3.30pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your VS link teacher or email martine.hudson@leicester.gov.uk 


£120 per delegate for Leicester City Council  maintained schools.

£150 per delegate from non-maintained schools.


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1641
Date: Monday 12th March 2018
Time: full day 9.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £120 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: Vision Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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