Warrington Sensory Support Service (Visual Impairment)

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The Sensory Support Service VI team supports children and young people who have a visual impairment. The team provides support to parents / carers and the schools/settings. The type and level of support depends on the severity of the child’s visual impairment and includes:

- practical, and emotional, support to families on how to help their child learn and develop
- specialist assessments of need
- direct teaching in schools and settings
- advice to staff in schools and settings
- training for staff in schools and settings
- mobility training for children and young people
- modification of materials and resources for schools

The team may become involved with a child from birth and they may remain involved with a child/ young person until they are 19 (25 for young people with complex needs). The amount and type of support depends on the severity of the child’s impairment.

Services offered:

  • Emotional support
  • Mobility training
  • Educational support

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  • This organisation was verified on 20 March 2018