Visual Impairment

If you inform us you have a visual impairment that will impact on your learning, our Inclusive Learning Advisor (Sensory) will contact you to discuss any support needs you might have.

Types of support we can offer include:

  • A pre-entry meeting to assess and discuss support needs
  • The presence of a member of the Learner Services Team at your progression interview at school to aid a smooth transition to College
  • A taster day so that you can find out about the courses you are interested in
  • A visit to the College to familiarise yourself with the College environment
  • Mobility sessions
  • One-to-one support
  • In-class support
  • Adapted learning materials to suit your preferred format
  • Tactile diagrams
  • Loan of specialist equipment and access to specialist software
  • Closed Circuit Television (CCTV)
  • Liaison with course lecturers
  • An identified Key Worker
  • Regular reviews of your support plan
  • Examination access arrangements
  • Visual stress materials (eg coloured paper, overlays, reading rulers)