Saturday 1st June 2019
How to book your place – please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11.59pm 19th May 2019 stating that you would like to attend this event. Thanks and we look forward to meeting you.
This is a FREE event with refreshments and a buffet lunch included
New College Worcester,
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm
What to expect – A great opportunity to meet up with other visually impaired people and hear talks from our guest speakers who are:
•Laura Hughes, founder of Moorvision and Children Service Manager at Thomas Pocklington Trust. Laura is well versed in Special Educational Needs and will be doing some myth busting on this.
•A speaker from NCW about their courses and resources.
•Our third speaker is Chris Skelley a VI Judo Paralympian.
There will also be a Market place on the day with exhibitors including:
•Bristol Braille technology and their products
•Guide Dogs UK including MyGuide and young people service.
•Jenny Langley who will be demonstrating the use of Braille and advising on the support available to get you started with learning Braille.
Macular Society, including their working age supportservices.
•New College Worcester: providing information on their services.
•Sean Randell Technology: including demonstrations, information and guidance on how technology can support those with a visual impairment.
•Sensory services: providing information on the support, aids and equipment that is available to assist with daily living and mobility through a rehabilitation service for blind and visually impaired people.
•Sight And Sound and their low vision equipment and resources.
•Tracy Wilson providing information and resources on Counselling and mental health services across the UK for those experiencing visual impairments and their families and how to maintain good mental health and wellbeing.
•Vision Aid: showcasing their technology equipment and services.
Look UK and their support for children and young people.