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Children's Services

Visual Impairment

The Specialist Teacher Advisory Service for children with a visual impairment consists of:

Useful links to other organisations

Long cane training

The criteria for involvement from our service are:

Children or young people with a visual impairment may be referred by:

The Specialist Teacher Adviser may work closely with:

For pre-school children the Specialist Teacher Adviser can provide:

Once the child or young person with an identified visual impairment is at school the Specialist Teacher Adviser can provide support by:

As the child prepares for transition to post 16 provision the Specialist Teacher Adviser can offer support by:

The role of the Paediatric Rehabilitation Officer for the Visually Impaired (PROVI) is to:

Useful links


National Blind Children's Society

Useful contacts

Partially Sighted Society

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