Vision and Multi Sensory Impairment Resources
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Blind in Business was launched to help other blind and partially sighted graduates to compete equally with sighted candidates for good jobs, by providing help, support and training, and by removing barriers to success. Please click on the documents for more information:
If you are a Vision Impaired student heading off to University, these documents produced by Look are well worth a read. Look can help with Student Mentoring, and have produced a Higher Education Guide and a University Handbook. More information can be found on their website.
AmberPlus is an innovative service offered by The Amber Trust. It aims to enable blind or partially sighted children to engage with music by providing families and professionals with resources and ideas for music-making. View their website for more information.
A Little Amber film, showing the structure of a music session, can be viewed here on You Tube.
Parents are encouraged to apply for an AmberPlus Music award. As part of the scheme you will receive four visits per year from a specially trained practitioner who will show you some fun and easy musical activities that they can do all together at home or when out and about. Click here to complete an application.
If you would like any further information or have any questions, please contact Hannah Marsden, Music Services Manager on
All parents have concerns about their baby’s safety at home, especially when they start to move around. When your child is blind or has limited vision this can be an additional worry. There are many things you can do to adapt your home for your child. Click below to view the ebook by Henshaws which deals with this topic. For more information, please visit their website.
The Starting Point leaflet is a really useful guide for for parents and carers whose child has a vision impairment.
A great range of accessible board games and activities for families with a vision impairment can be found on Henshaws website. There are some really great suggestions which can be found by clicking here.
A wonderful free service offered by Charlotte's Tandems to people with disabilities and additional needs: Click here.