Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

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The Visual Impairment Awareness Training (VIAT) course is a practical and engaging training session, aimed at helping people understand the needs and concerns of people with a visual impairment.

The course covers:

  • Key sight loss facts, tips and guidance
  • Challenging visual impairment stereotypes and misconceptions
  • Experiencing what it is like to be visually impaired using our sight loss simulator
  • Practical tasks relevant to your business
  • Learning how to guide someone with a visual impairment.

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There will be lunch and an opportunity to network with others at the end of the session (11:30am-12pm).

This training is exclusive to volunteers and staff of member organisations of the Manchester Working Together Network.
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About the Trainers:

Henshaws is a charity that supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to achieve their ambitions and to go beyond expectations.

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