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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.

VICTA Empowering Blind Children Young Adults

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.

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.

VICTA Empowering Blind Children Young Adults

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.

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.

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

EDUCATION

Source information and useful advice about getting the most out of your child’s education, both at school and at home.

EYE CONDITIONS

Learning more about your child’s specific condition can help you know what to expect and prepare you better to cope with it.

 SUPPORT

Information on family, financial and local support, to assist you to get the help you need.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

There is a huge amount of assistive technology available for people living with sight loss to assist with everyday living.

EARLY YEARS

Our Early Years section contains all the essentials to guide you through the first few years of your child’s life.

LEISURE

Recreation is very important to your child’s life and finding something that they can access and enjoy shouldn’t be difficult.

“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.”

“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.”

Stories
Latest stories…

24 Nov: Christmas is not cancelled! Fun festive accessible events across the UK

During a time of uncertainty as to what the government guidelines state can and cannot be open and the risk…

17 Nov: World prematurity day- By Holly Tuke

17th of November marks World Prematurity Day, a day that’s very important to me. It’s a day to raise awareness…

29 Oct: Talking about my vision impairment- How my confidence grew over time

Feeling confident in disclosing or talking about my vision impairment was a prospect I could never truly identify with when…

27 Oct: Ten accessible pumpkin fun ideas for Halloween for a child who is blind

Under the current climate halloween is going to be a slightly different this year. Due to event cancelations and trick…

27 Oct: Finally the “Sandman” has started to visit our home

So after my most recent blog which detailed the issues that I faced with regards to Scarlett’s horrific sleep patterns…

08 Sep: Never be afraid to ask for help- struggles with Scarlett’s sleep

It is a fantasy to think that you can be happy constantly, some days really are sent to test us…

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