Forthcoming Workshops

“Promoting successful futures for young people with visual impairment” 

Date: Saturday 26th Nov 

***Moved to Zoom meeting format due to train strikes***

Time: 10am-1.45pm

Location: Zoom meeting

This workshop for professionals working in the field of childhood vision impairment has been designed to focus on research and practice aspects related to promoting positive outcomes for young people with VI. We have invited experts in the field to present a diverse range of topics, including the new Curriculum Framework, promoting positive adjustment and supporting career success and assistive technology.

The cost for attending the workshop is £7.50

Book your place via the following link:

https://www.participant.co.uk/event/mary_kitzinger_trust_workshop_-_8th_october_2022_08102022

 

Speakers:

Caireen Sunderland, Principal Education Officer, RNIB and Vice Chair, VIEW and Sue Keil, Trustee and Research Lead, VIEW 

Title: Curriculum Framework for Children and Young People with Vision Impairment (CFVI)

Ana Semrov, PhD student, UCL Institute of Child Health

Title: What shapes quality of life of visually impaired children and young people? Lessons from the families

Short Blind in Business video followed by small discussion groups

Title: Helping young people with vision impairment to achieve their career ambitions

Maryam Bandukda, PhD student and Research Fellow, Global Disability Innovation Hub and UCL Computer Science

Title: Designing Assistive Technologies for Supporting Sense of Agency and Contribution in Blind and Partially Sighted People