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Children with vision impairments

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Service Aims

The VI Service aims to ensure equal access to education for pupils with a vision impairment and endeavours to equip young people with strategies, skills and knowledge that promote independence in learning and life.
 

Working in Partnership

The Vision Impairment Service works in partnership with families and schools offering support, advice and information regarding vision loss. We liaise with professionals such as Orthoptists, Ophthalmologists, Integrated Services for Children with Additional Needs (ISCAN), Pupil Support Services, Portage, Educational Psychologists and other agencies*.

*with permission, in line with GDPR guidelines.

Tameside Vision Impairment Service
Ryecroft Hall
Manchester Road
Audenshaw
M34 5ZJ
 
Phone: 0161 342 3029
Email: sensory.supportservice@tameside.gov.uk
For adult vision impairment service please contact: 0161 922 4888

www.tameside.gov.uk

 

VI Offer

https://www.tameside.gov.uk/TamesideMBC/media/Children/VI-Local-Offer-2021.docx 
 

VI Leaflet

https://www.tameside.gov.uk/TamesideMBC/media/Children/VI-service-leaflet-(2).pdf 

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Parent Support Group
Web : https://www.look-uk.org/look-parent-support-group/
Email : info@look-uk.org

Thinking about your future - September careers fair
This September Victa is sharing opportunities and resources to help you think about your future and dream big.
When: September 2022
Who: 10 to 13, 14 to 17, 18 plus
Location: Various
Cost: Free
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Nature Family Day with
The Ernest Cook Trust
When: Saturday 8 October 2022, 10am – 2:30pm
Who: 4 to 17 years plus immediate family
Location: Fairford Park, Fairford, GL7 4JH
Cost: Free
Closing Date: 23 September 2022

Kidz to Adultz North 2022
A free event dedicated to children, young people with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and professionals who support them.
When :  Tuesday 1st November, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Cost : Free
Web : https://disabledliving.powerappsportals.com/home
Register : https://disabledliving.powerappsportals.com/event/sessions?id=Kidz_to_Adultz_North_20222543503395