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Wirral Council Educational Vision Support Service

Children & Young People's Department, 52 Seaview Road, Liscard, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 4LA
0151 666 5093

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Organisation details

The service works to ensure that deaf and visually impaired children and young people (0 -19 years), receive an appropriate inclusive education that lets them fulfil their potential and develop into independent adults.

Specific services for blind and partially sighted children and young people include:
* carrying out assessments of their needs
* providing training and support to staff teaching pupils with a sight problem
* helping students to develop specialist skills (such as reading braille or using special software to use computers), to help them access the curriculum independently
* developing mobility skills so that children can get around more easily
* help and advice on adapting teaching materials to a format the child can use, such as braille, audio or large print.

Services offered:

  • Learning braille
  • Educational support

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This organisation was verified on 18 January 2018

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