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Visual Impairment Awareness Training

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The Bradbury Centre for Sight

Unit 2B, Stonehills Business Centre, Pelaw

Gateshead

NE10 0HW

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Join us for our popular 3 hour Non-Accredited Visual Impairment Awareness Training Session.

“Nearly two million people in the UK are blind or partially sighted. Visual awareness training can help increase your awareness of what it is like to like with and how to support those living with Sight Loss”.

Visual Awareness Training can help you understand how to best provide support to people who are blind or partially sighted.

Our standard 3 hours Non - Accredited Training session covers:

Who are Sight Service and what we do
What visual impairment means
Low vision and its consequences
Dispelling the Myths about visual impairment
The most common eye conditions and their effects
Charles Bonnet Syndrome
The benefits of assistive technology
Visual impairment simulation
Good and bad practice
How to interact effectively with people with eye conditions
The benefits of good lighting and color contrast.

Cost: £10 per person. Please contact Sight Service directly to book your place.

We can also offer:

2 half day Accredited Training Session also covers: Sighted Guiding Techniques.

Courses can also be tailored to your organizational needs, for instance you may wish to focus on:

How the built environment can affect someone with a visual impairment, and learn tips to make the environment more accessible.

Learn how to use language effectively to communicate with blind and partially sighted people.

Learn practical techniques to increase confidence guiding visually impaired people.

For more information please contact Sight Service on 0191 478 5959 or email contactus@sightservice.co.uk

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Unit 2B, Stonehills Business Centre, Pelaw

Gateshead

NE10 0HW

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