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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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VICTA
Sensory Processing Disorder and Vision Impairment.
Online workshop looking at Sensory Processing Disorders through the recognition of vision impairment.
  • When: Tuesday 7 February 2023
  • Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
  • Where: Online/Zoom
  • Cost: £5
Apply for a place.


York’s Chocolate Story Day – Tour & Workshop
•             When: 14 February 2023, 10am – 12:15pm
•             Who: 10 to 13 years
•             Location: York’s Chocolate Story, York
•             Cost: £20
•             Closing Date: 3 January 2023
Join VICTA and York’s Chocolate Story for a day exploring York’s rich chocolate making history!
 

VICTA Young Achievers Award
Be the best you can!
If you are aged 10 years old and under, from January 2023.
January to March – Science
April to June – Nature
July to September – Community
October to December – Create
Find out more about VICTA Young Achievers Award