Parent

WESC learner, staff and Billy the Buddy Dog!
WESC learner, staff and Billy the Buddy Dog!

If you are the parent or carer of a child or young person with a visual impairment it can often be very difficult to know where to go to for help, advice or further information. If there has been a recent diagnosis of a visual impairment it can be a particularly confusing and emotional time. Here are a few potentially useful contacts and links that may be of help. General support and advocacy:

Information about particular eye conditions:

Support groups for specific eye conditions and syndromes (this is not an exhaustive list):

Help with understanding recent changes in legislation relating to children with special educational needs:

Help and support in regard to legal disputes with local authorities regarding educational provision for children:

Help with keeping your child safe

To find out about all the services that WESC Foundation can offer your child please read through our local offer and let us know if you have any queries.

If you are looking for admission and assessment advice as to how to get your child into the school/college at WESC Foundation click here.