We believe with the right support, blind and partially sighted children and young people have the same potential to participate, achieve and thrive in education and wider society as their fully sighted peers.
Starting PointTo ensure parents and carers get the information they need to access post-diagnosis support, we have worked with our partners at Vision UK to produce the Starting Point leaflet. Download it here.
Sight advice FAQThe Sight Advice FAQ portal covers topics including pre-school child development, in-school support, reasonable adjustments, benefit entitlement and mobility. Access it here.
Service development supportWe work with other charities to help families with blind or partially sighted children receive the specialist advice, guidance and services they need. Over the past 12 months we have helped more than 20 organisations set up new services or enhance their existing offer for children, young people and their families (CYPF).
CYPF services toolkitWe have developed a CYPF Services toolkit to support local organisations and activity and eye condition specific groups to enhance their services for children, young people and families. It includes a range of topics including governance, safeguarding, fundraising, marketing, activities and differentiating provision.
Contact us: If you’d like a copy of the CYPF toolkit, more bespoke support to develop a CYPF service or to get involved please email us: [email protected]
Our questionnaire is to gather your experience of Careers Education Information, Advice & Guidance support in mainstream education in England.
Hear from young people and their families on their experiences.
We are committed to amplifying the voice of children and young people with vision impairments. Our research into the issues faced by these young people and their families informs and influences policy and decision makers at national and local level.