The team is made up of a range of specialists who can provide advice, guidance and support for individuals around a child or young person with a visual impairment. We work with Children and Young People from birth to 25 years, with or without Education Health Care Plans in their homes, Early Years settings and we continue to work with them through their schools and colleges.
We recognise that effective early intervention can greatly reduce difficulties that might arise from a visual impairment and is vital in helping children to develop their potential for learning and independence. Support is provided through visiting the child or young person in their home, educational or clinic setting.
Our support may include:
Support may include:
We operate an open referral policy. Once a referral is received the case is discussed by the team to determine whether it is accepted. Levels of support offered to individual children and young people will be guided by the nature & severity of their visual impairment. One of our team will visit your home or arrange to meet you and talk to you about any support or equipment that you may need.
A referral can be made by health professionals, schools or a parent.
Contact details :
Sensory Intervention Visual impairment
Children and Young People's Services
London Borough of Hillingdon
Civic Centre 4E/04
Voluntary organisations who support visually impaired children, young people and their families:
Last reviewed: 23/10/2017
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