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Welcome to Habilitation VI UK


Forthcoming Events

Conference 2019   took place on 6 March 2019 at  Touchbase Pears,  Selly Oak , Birmingham Missed the Conference?  Find the presentations on ...

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Training courses to qualify as an Habilitation Specialist

  There are now two main entry qualifications into the profession of Habilitation Specialists. If you are coming from outside the ...

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Mission Statement

The aim of HabilitationVIUK is to maximise the mobility and independence skills of children and young people with visual impairments. This ...

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What is Habilitation?

  What is habilitation? Habilitation involves one-to-one training for children and young people with a vision impairment. Starting from their existing skills, ...

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In order to develop the best union support for our members we have entered into an agreement with NEU. NEU is ...

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News Updates and Vacancies

Watch this space for relevant news items, New Vacancies, forthcoming events and appropriate links Events  Our Last Conference took place 6th March ...

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List of Registered Practitioners

The latest list of HabVIUK Registered Practitioners has published, and can be found here Registered Practioners for Publication for website November  2017 It was ...

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Parents and Carers

Sometimes it can be difficult to determine what is best for your child. Here you will find information to help you ...

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Note from the New Chair:

I would like to welcome all Habilitation Specialists and those students in training to join our membership.   As a valued member of HAB VI UK you will be an integral part of our vision to embrace a cohesive and professional unity that strives to change the lives and aspirations of Children & Young People with a visual impairment, to help support the families and ensure best Practice across the UK.  (read on in the Chair’s Blog area)

Remember only paid up members will have access to secure areas with the full range of information and resources which are currently being developed and will be available very soon. Keep watching for updates.  New members will move onto a rolling annual membership from the date of activation. Please email  for help. 

New CPD training events:

Phone and Tablet Apps for Visually Impaired users:

Friday 24th May 2019

See Scotland Regional pages for more details

Transition to Adulthood 

Thursday 13th June 2019

See Southwest Regional page for more details

Sherborne Movement Training level 1

Monday 1st July 2019

See Wales Regional page for more details