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Hertfordshire Visual Impairment Team

User rating: 1 star

Address:
The Woodside Centre, The Commons, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 4EN
Tel:
0300 123 4043
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 5pm
Tuesday
9am - 5pm
Wednesday
9am - 5pm
Thursday
9am - 5pm
Friday
9am - 5pm

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Organisation details

Our specialist teachers, teaching assistants, paediatric mobility specialists and early years and curriculum access specialists work with families, schools and settings from 0-19. We provide information, guidance, advice, training and direct teaching of specialist skills such as braille literacy, touch typing and mobility. We assess for specialist equipment and make loans. We train staff to adapt teaching and learning materials and we have a large collection of resources. We are very knowledgeable but also very approachable and would be happy to hear from you.

Services offered:

  • Educational support

1 user review

Jo Trevett

User rating: 1 star

Currently under going restructuring resulting in redundancies - mainly the very experienced staff are gone. This apparently has no direct impact on schools or pupils. It is difficult to know what they class as a direct impact as it has certainly impacted on my son and the school. I think it is now predictable that that the service and support has taken a direct hit, and chaos is the only thing that will now reign. The lead QTVI has 5 years experience as a manager and they will need every piece of that to balance 3 jobs which is how much her role has expanded. The kids are the only ones who will be effected by this.

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This organisation was verified on 22 March 2017

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