Welcome to the VICTA Parent Portal
We know that navigating life with a visually impaired child can be difficult and confusing. Our aim for this Portal is to be a one stop information hub for all parents and carers raising a child who is blind or partially sighted.
Part of VICTA
To find out more about the other services and programmes VICTA can offer children and young adults aged 0 to 29 years, please visit our website victa.org.uk
The VICTA Parent Network
To ‘meet’ other parents online, seek advice about specific issues, share personal experiences and assist with generating solutions, please join our Parent Network Facebook page.
Virtual Parent Wellbeing Retreat
The VICTA Parent Portal presents this virtual festival of presentations, demonstrations and workshops, all with a focus on mental health for both parents and children.
Supporting siblings of disabled children – online workshop with SIBS
Join the VICTA Parent Portal and SIBS, the UK’s only charity that supports siblings of young people with disabilities for a parent focused online workshop to help you understand how to support your VI child’s siblings
Understanding and Managing Your Child’s Anxiety
Thank you to everyone who joined our most recent online mental health themed workshop delivered by Children’s Mental Health Workshops, which focussed on the physiological and psychological impacts of anxiety. To stay up-to-date with new activities and workshops, sign up via the link below.
Boredom busters! Explore the VICTA Ideas Vault
VICTA’s online events have created a bumper list of activities for your children to try at home. Head to the Ideas Vault on the VICTA website to find craft activities, cooking, at-home experiments and more – we have challenges and ideas for children of all ages.
COVID-19 LOCKDOWN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
Our list will help you in your search to find the resources you need to teach your children at home.
“I can honestly say that my daughter has changed my life completely, for the better. She has made me look at the world in a different way and I am a far more positive person.”