EARLY YEARS

Early Years
Early Years

Having a new child is life changing; when that child has a visual impairment it can make everything even more complex and overwhelming.

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

Having a new child is life changing; when that child has a visual impairment it can make everything even more complex and overwhelming.

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

GETTING REGISTERED

While registration is not mandatory, it can make it much easier for you and your child.

USEFUL RESOURCES

A collection of websites, information and advice to support you in the early years.

SENSORY TOYS & PLAY

Find out how to make play fun and accessible for your visually impaired child.

A WHO’s WHO GUIDE

A guide to all the professionals who may be involved in your child’s life.

GETTING REGISTERED

Registering your child as visually impaired is not mandatory, however it can make it much easier for you and your child.

USEFUL RESOURCES

A collection of websites, information and advice to support you in the early years.

SENSORY TOYS & PLAY

Find out how to make play fun and accessible for your visually impaired child.

A WHO’s WHO GUIDE

A guide to all the professionals who may be involved in your child’s life.

Your child opens up a whole new world of different senses. You listen harder & touch with your eyes shut, the child’s blindness changes your vision.

“Your child opens up a whole new world of different senses. You listen harder & touch with your eyes shut, the child’s blindness changes your vision.”

Stories
Latest stories…

08 Dec: Accessible elf on the shelf for children with a visual impairment

By Emily McMillan It is the time of year when all of Santa’s little helpers are scouting homes to find out…

14 Oct: The Talking Journey Continued: Tactile Cueing

By Cecily Morrison I first wrote about Ronan’s struggle to speak (at least in any way understandable to the rest…

24 Apr: Explaining the concept of a bird to a child who is blind – ‘All things bird’

By Charlotte Mellor With spring finally here and new baby animals being born every day, I thought this would be…

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