Top 5 Rainy Day Activities For Visually Impaired Children

It’s difficult to keep typically developing children from becoming bored and literally losing their minds on a wild, windy and wet day. Though when you have a SEN child with a visual impairment, you have to think outside the box to come up with appropriate activities that are suitable for their level of sight loss, yet aren’t too easy that they’ll get bored quickly but rather helps them build on a skill, all the while and most importantly being FUN! My eldest daughter Abbie is 5 and she was born with a genetic degenerative eye condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa (or … Continue reading Top 5 Rainy Day Activities For Visually Impaired Children

Life On The Buses | Bolton’s £48m Interchange Overhaul | Access + Inclusion

[Thumbnail Image of new Bolton Interchange with blog title and recognisable disability symbols]  It’s been 5 years since Bolton Council put out to its residents that the town centre and its outdated transport interchange was getting a long overdue make-over. Long out shined by partner town Bury’s introduction of The Rock, which was drawing more people than ever to the small town centre, already recognised by having one of Britain’s best markets. It’s no wonder Bolton Council had to think BIG to get more shoppers influxing it’s way again. Many a resident will tell you in recent years Bolton has … Continue reading Life On The Buses | Bolton’s £48m Interchange Overhaul | Access + Inclusion

5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child

As a parent of a child registered as “Partially Sighted” with a progressive condition affecting the retina, I’ve scoured high and low for every day products that could improve my daughters daily life. The products I’ve found most helpful aren’t actually aimed as those with low vision/ sight loss, BUT average items targeted for the “average child” that’ve made such a difference! Here are my “5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child.” 1. Disco BallsCLICK HERE to Buy this Disco Ball for £29.99 at Maplin! Like most young children, my daughter was afraid of the dark. Aside from leaving … Continue reading 5 Useful tools for your Visually Impaired Child