SeeAbility’s latest report suggests thousands of children with learning disabilities in England’s special schools are missing out on vital eye tests and care, despite being 28 times more likely to have a serious sight problem than other children.
Sex and relationship education is compulsory from age 11 onwards in the UK. However, students with vision impairment can struggle to access lessons as information is often presented through pictures and videos. America may have found the solution.
Every year on 5 October, teachers from around the world are appreciated for all they do to support their learners. In celebration of World Teachers' Day this year, Insight Online has made a short film of three children with vision impairment to say thank you.
Bradford’s Visual Impairment Team have introduced a new framework to support the visual development of children in special schools, supported by Vision Champions. Yvonne Smith, teacher for children with visual impairment and additional complex needs, explains.
In 2010, following a restructure of special school provision, Bradford Council opened three new primary and three new secondary generic special schools co-located with mainstream schools.