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WellChild Helping Hands

Looking for practical help with home or garden projects to improve your child’s independence and well being ? WellChild Helping Hands is a home improvement programme which, with volunteers from local companies, transforms gardens and bedrooms for children and young people with exceptional health needs across the UK

Tough Talks

Downloadable Documents

Developing independent living skills and mobility for preschoolers RNIB learning through play in the early years may 2014 Habilitation Services – a guide for parents Parents tell the RNIB that one of the most difficult parts of finding out that their child has a vision impairment (VI) is knowing how to talk about it with...

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New approaches to Enhancing Human Perception – workshops held in Newcastle June 2019 This was an exciting workshop which brought together scientists, VI professionals and people with a VI to exchange ideas and experiences in sensory substitution and augmentation. The workshop was generously funded as part of a research grant from the Economic and Social...

Dr Karl Wall Retires:

As some of you may be aware, Dr Karl Wall has retired this year. His contribution to Habilitation and the teaching of children and young people with a visual impairment in general has been immense. It has been suggested it would be nice to recognise all of the effort he has put in by contributing...

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