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1. eNewsletters

  eNewsletter 1 - August 2019   https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKCCC/bulletins/25a70ef      eNewsletter 2 - September 2019  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKCCC/bulletins/25ec409   eNewsletter 3 - November 2019  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKCCC/bulletins/26ab0ee   eNewsletter 4 - December 2019  https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKCCC/bulletins/271ea5e Keep up to date with the Cumbria SEND Improvement Programme Sign Up Here for the Newsletter! We anticipate publishing an update…

2. Miscellaneous Programme Documents

  1.     Parent/Carer Feedback to WSoA - August 2019      2.   Letter from David Blacklock   3.   SEND Reference Group Notes - October 2019   4.   South Cumbria Parent Carer Feedback - You Said, Our Response - Jan 20 

Blind and Visually Impaired

Difficulties with vision take many forms with widely differing implications for a pupil's education. They range from relatively minor and remediable conditions to total blindness. Some children are born blind or vision impaired whilst others lose their sight as a result of accident or illness.…

BVI - Assessment Tools

Introduction Most children and young people with a severe or profound visual impairment will usually have been identified by medical professionals and should be known to the SEND Teaching Support Team. Assessments will be selected to enable the Specialist Advisory Teacher of Children and Young…

BVI - Classroom Strategies

The class teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) need the following information so that a working environment for a vision impaired pupil can be planned: Distance and near vision wearing glasses if prescribed and how it can be improved with low vision aids 'Working…

BVI - Definitions and Glossary

Vision Impairment is the consequence of a functional loss of vision as a result of a disorder, disease or injury to the eye, optic nerve or brain. A child or young person is thought to have a vision impairment if they have an eye condition that…

BVI - Definitions and Glossary

Vision Impairment is the consequence of a functional loss of vision as a result of a disorder, disease or injury to the eye, optic nerve or brain. A child or young person is thought to have a vision impairment if they have an eye condition…

BVI - Habilitation (Mobility)

Habilitation for children and young people with vision impairment will seek to enable the individual to be as independent, safe and confident as possible. In consultation with parents and other relevant professionals the Mobility Instructor can carry out a holistic habilitation assessment which will identify…

BVI - ICT to Reinforce Learning

Being able to use computers, phones and other gadgets for learning, leisure and keeping in contact with friends and family is key for blind and vision impaired children and young people. Useful information can be found following the links below: http://www.rnib.org.uk/services-we-offer-advice-professionals-education-professionals/technology-education Load2learn gives learning resources…
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