Case Studies (VI)

This page contains real stories about Essex children and young people who have required specialist support in Essex mainstream schools to overcome educational barriers presented by their visual impairment.

Aisha – Aisha received a diagnosis of Ocular Albinism and Nystagmus just before the age of 2 years, and has been supported from the point of diagnosis throughout her whole mainstream school experience in Essex

Supporting a blind child to access World Book Day activities – an insight into the methods by which a blind pupil is supported to engage fully in the class activity in a mainstream school in Essex

Overcoming Darren’s barriers – how the involvement of the Specialist Teacher (VI) supported Darren to overcome his barriers to learning

Raising peer awareness of vision impairment – an account of how peers in two Essex schools participated in the team’s ‘Dotty Days’ roadshow (2016)

The following case studies demonstrate the impact of using specialist ICT for pupils with VI who attend mainstream schools in Essex