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Vision support team

Vision Support Service (VSS)

Provides support and advice to educational settings, parents, carers, families and other professionals who are working with visually impaired children and young people from the time of identification to 19, unless the individual has an EHCP and is continuing education.

  • Concerns about your child's eyesight 

    There are a number of common eyesight problems that can lead to child struggling educationally such as having long sightedness, short sightedness, astigmatism and squints. All of these can be helped by having regular eye tests.

  • Vision support service 

    Children and young people with sight loss and eye sight problems might benefit from educational advice and support from the Vision Support Team.

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