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Positive Looking Online Visual Skills Training

Online visual skills programme.

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Learn about motor visual skills with Positive Looking 1

This online visual skills programme focuses on motor visual skills. Presented through a practical resource rich presentation. Designed to support the practitioner’s understanding of each visual skill.

Split across 6 x 1.30hour online sessions

9.00 am  GMT for each session apart fro


19th September 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am

1: Setting up the environment

26th September 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am

2: Visual Awareness and Visual attention

3rd October 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am

3: Fixation and Tracking.

12th October 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am

4: Transferring Gaze, Scanning and Visually Directed Reaching.

2nd November 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am

5: Visual discrimination of objects and Visual discrimination of images.

9th November 2022: 9.00 – 10.30am 

6: Positive Looking in Literacy and within the curriculum

The course includes demonstrations of how to develop each of the motor visual skills. It explores practical ideas and activities to support the practitioner. To help plan targeted interventions and explain observation points. To help assess and identify the child’s responses.

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What is Positive Looking 1?

Positive Eye’s flagship product. An easy to use guide. Offering a comprehensive framework to help support and develop a child’s visual skills. It has recently been expanded and updated. It now includes a section on Independent Living Skills.

Positive Looking 1 focuses on the motor visual skills associated with optical functioning. Including Awareness, Attention, Fixation, Tracking and Scanning.

Positive Looking is easy to understand and gives straightforward instructions and targets. It states clearly what to look for in visual skills and how to chart progress. Observations are simple to track and evaluate.

You can download the case study and a step by step guide to how Yvonne Smith, lead teacher for VI for Bradford, implements a strategic approach to using Positive Looking across all local authority special schools.