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The social and emotional aspects of visual impairment – how to promote inclusion and prepare for adulthood 16/05/18
Wednesday 16th May 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).


Areas Covered:

• The impact of visual impairment on social inclusion and development.

• Strategies for practitioners to promote social inclusion.

• Preparing for adulthood and the necessary skills for successful inclusion in the community and working environment.

 Course Outcomes:

• Understand the impact of visual impairment on the developing child’s social and emotional skills.

• Develop strategies to promote social inclusion in a range of settings.

• Identify key skills for independent living and how to develop and promote them at each Key Stage.

Dates: 16 May 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: SPCLCOUR1642
Date: Wednesday 16th May 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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