Vision Support Service

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Description

Children with sight loss can face challenges in their early years and at school. The Vision Support Service offers a range of support for parents and children who are blind or partially-sighted.

Specialist advisory teachers

A team of specialist advisory teachers and teaching assistants, known as the Vision Support Team, has workers based at Wells, Yeovil, Bridgwater and Taunton, and provides a service across the county. They carry out pre-school work with babies and young children under 5, and their parents and families. This includes advice and support with the development of babies and young children with sight loss.

 

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  • Assessments of visually-impaired children of school age who are blind and partially-sighted

    The Advisory Teachers can arrange for special equipment to be provided, and work with teachers to make sure the child has as much support as possible.

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