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Becoming a Registered Childminder

If you are thinking about registering as a childminder you need to have undertaken training and suitability checks. If you want to be paid to look after children under 8 years old for more than 2 hours a day, you must: Register with Ofsted on the…

Benefits and Money

Find out whether your family is eligible for financial support and try Contact's benefits and grants tools. *** Please note this page links to other third party websites ***

Blind and Visually Impaired - Resource for Professionals

Difficulties with vision take many forms with widely differing implications for a pupil's education. They range from relatively minor and remediable conditions to total blindness. Some children are born blind or vision impaired whilst others lose their sight as a result of accident or illness.…

BVI - Assessment Tools

Introduction Most children and young people with a severe or profound visual impairment will usually have been identified by medical professionals and should be known to the SEND Teaching Support Team. Assessments will be selected to enable the Specialist Advisory Teacher of Children and Young…

BVI - Habilitation (Mobility)

Habilitation for children and young people with vision impairment will seek to enable the individual to be as independent, safe and confident as possible. In consultation with parents and other relevant professionals the Mobility Instructor can carry out a holistic habilitation assessment which will identify…

BVI - ICT to Reinforce Learning

Being able to use computers, phones and other gadgets for learning, leisure and keeping in contact with friends and family is key for blind and vision impaired children and young people. Useful information can be found following the links below: http://www.rnib.org.uk/services-we-offer-advice-professionals-education-professionals/technology-education Load2learn gives learning resources…

BVI - Information for Children and Young People

There are many ideas for resources and materials on the RNIB website, as well as links to other sites. The following links show ideas for classroom resources and ideas for parents and carers. Some links show the variety of assistive technology available and how iPads…

BVI - Information for Children and Young People

There are many ideas for resources and materials on the RNIB website, as well as links to other sites. The following links show ideas for classroom resources and ideas for parents and carers. Some links show the variety of assistive technology available and how iPads…
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