Students come in to contact with so many professionals during their time in education – from teachers and tutors to careers advisors and accommodation providers. Each play a vital role in giving that student the best experience possible and to help them get the most out of the opportunities available.

But unless you have had a lot of experience working with blind and partially sighted students, you may be wondering how best to support them, or if there is more you could be doing to make your support accessible and inclusive.

Don’t worry, we are here to help…

In this section you will find a collection of useful resources containing information and guidance; ranging from fundamental need-to-knows and key considerations when working with blind or partially sighted students, to more in-depth accessibility guides and frameworks. There is also a library of research articles to help inform your work with students.

We will be growing our professionals offer in the near future, so watch this space for more information.

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“I can genuinely say that referring [student] to this service has really turned things around, the service has been brilliant. I would like to say a big thank you, your support has made a real difference for them and hopefully, it will help to make sure that other students do not have to experience the same issues in the future”. Suzanne – a professional who came to our support service regarding a student she was working with.

Resources for Education Professionals

Find out how you can better support blind and partially sighted students in your role as an education professional with our useful resources.

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Education Research

Develop your knowledge of the barriers blind and partially sighted students face in education through our informative research library.

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Curriculum Framework for Children and Young People with Vision Impairment

A curriculum framework for vision impaired children and young people in the UK, developed by TPT, RNIB, VIEW, and VICTAR, was launched on 15 March.

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