Course objective for teaching SEND students:

To equip the practitioner with the basic skills when teaching SEND students. To appropriately support a child with vision impairment in their class.

The course covers:

This one day course provides a basic understanding of the implications of learning and development and how to enable the child’s access.

The educational implications for a child/young person with vision impairment

Impact of vision impairment on development and learning

Barriers to accessing the curriculum

Enabling access to the curriculum and environment:

Practical approaches, methods and strategies to: enable curriculum access, reading print; accessing images, writing and editing of work; interactive board; general classroom environment

Practical strategies to support the child’s independence and social inclusion across the wider school setting

Practitioners will leave with a comprehensive resource pack in electronic format

If you are new to teaching send students you might also be interested in PE23:Understanding of vision impairment

Course date: Please contact for the next course date


Venue: Positive Eye Ltd, 48 Royden Road, Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 7LP (3 miles from J23 of the M6)


The resource is presented in a clear way that is easy to understand and follow. Any professional used to following the national curriculum would be able to quickly use this document, and identify the relevant aspects of the curriculum they might be looking to adapt to specific children

Class teacher, Caroline McAleavy tells how Positive Outcomes for Children with SEND will support her teaching