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.

How can we help?

To find out about all the services that WESC Foundation can offer your child please read our Local Offer and contact us if you have any queries.

Find out about the admission and assessment process

Useful resources for parents and carers

We have gathered together some links and other contacts 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