Forthcoming Workshops


“Play, participation and peers: empowering children with visual impairment” 

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Date: Saturday 13th May

Time: 10am-1.55pm

Cost: £7.50

Format: Remote video meeting (Zoom)


Theme: Play, participation and peers: empowering children with visual impairment’

10.00am-10.05am  Welcome and introduction, Professor Naomi Dale, UCL Institute of Child Health and Mary Kitzinger Trust, Chair of Trustees.

10.10am-10.50am   Mathijs Vervloed, Associate Professor, Director Research Master in Behavioural Science, Radboud University, The Netherlands

Title: Facilitating peer play and playful learning with sound-augmented play materials in children with visual impairment. 

10.55am-11.35am   Ellen Elsman, Postdoctoral Researcher, Amsterdam University Medical Centre

Title: The evidence for interventions to improve functioning, participation and quality of life.

10 min screen break

11.45am-12.30pm  Break out room activity (theme TBC)

30 min lunch break

1.00pm-1.40pm    Joanne Hogg, RNIB LEGO Braille Bricks Team and Team Lead Tapton Integrated Resource Sheffield Vision Support Service

Title: Learning Through Play with LEGO Braille Bricks

 1.40pm-1.55pm     Closing words