Skip to main content

Visual Impairment Team


Service Description

We provide a range of support for babies, children and young people diagnosed with a visual impairment, including those with additional and complex needs. We are a team of specialist teachers of the visually impaired. There are also other professionals who work with us, for example, bilingual instructors and a Braille instructor. We provide support for pre-school as well as school aged children and young people.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Services to parents are free. There is a charge to schools for some of our services. Schools can also purchase additional services.

We also provide the following services/sessions to parents and families, such as:

• DOVES is a playgroup for visually impaired children aged 0 to 4 and their families.
• Braille course for parents of visually impaired children

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 0 To 19



Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers

Further Information

Provider Type
Suitable For
Visual Impairment
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises Schools Home Visit Case Work
Referral Criteria
Via Children And Adult Mental Health Project Via Gp Or Other Health Professional Via Looked After Children Teams Via School Via Social Care Professional Via Youth Offending Team Via Common Assessment Framework (CAF) Integrated Service For Disabled Children Early Help Assessment (EHA)