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Training & Outreach Federation of Westminster Special Schools

Useful Websites

See below a list of useful websites.

Electronic books for the visually impaired

http://calibre-ebook.com

Lottery funded home  assistive equipment for visually impaired children

http://www.victa.org.uk/victa-children/

Advice on eye tests

https://www.specsavers.co.uk/help-and-faqs

Information on albinism

http://www.albinism.org.uk

Information on nystagmus

http://nystagmusnetwork.org

Help and support for VI children and families

http://www.look-uk.orgtheir

UK charity for VI people in UK

http://www.rnib.org.uk

Scottish website for VI

http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/resources/vi&multi/bowmandutton/index.html

Online library for visually impaired children

http://www.seeingear.org

Tactile library for VI children

http://www.tactilelibrary.com

Information about central vision loss

https://www.macularsociety.org

World Health Organisation; global stats on VI

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs282/en/

A parent’s blog on her child’s disability

http://anewkindofperfect.blogspot.co.uk

Website with general info on how to modify worksheets 

http://www.visuallyimpairedchildren.com/2011/12/modifying-worksheets-for-visually.html

Website on VI for teachers and parents 

http://www.visuallyimpairedchildren.com

Who are the eye specialists?

http://www.visuallyimpairedchildren.com/2011/12/what-is-difference-between-optician.html

DfE funded organisation on sensory impairment

https://www.natsip.org.uk

Support for children with cerebral vision impairment

https://www.facebook.com/Thinkingoutsidethelightbox

Transcription service to alternative format for sight impaired people with  VI

http://www.vstrading.co.uk

 

 

 

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