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Education professionals

A teacher interacting a group of children as they draw in workbooks.
A teacher interacting a group of children as they draw in workbooks.
If you work with blind and partially sighted students we have resources and information to support you. We can provide training and guidance to help you support children with visual impairments and older learners with sight loss.

In this section

Cerebral visual impairment and PMLD

When a child has complex medical needs or profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), any concerns about visual responses need to be identified and given appropriate support as early as possible.

Training for professionals supporting learners with vision impairment

RNIB and VIEW offer a range of opportunities for professionals to meet, learn about and discuss the support of learners with vision impairment.

Access to exams and tests

Key information to consider when preparing a young person with vision impairment for external exams.

Making learning accessible - information for teachers and teaching assistants

Learn more about how best to support your children and young people with vision impairment (VI) to access education.

Technology and independent learning

Most children and young people with vision impairment will benefit from using technology to enable them to access learning efficiently with the maximum degree of independence possible.

Curriculum Framework for Children and Young People with Vision Impairment

The Curriculum Framework for Children and Young People with Vision Impairment (CFVI) has been developed to support children and young people with vision impairment access an appropriate and equitable education.