Mary Kitzinger Trust: Functional implications of visual impairment and habilitation for children

Date: 13 Jan 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Date: Saturday 13th January 2018
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: UCL Institute of Child Health, London.
For: Professionals working with children with visual impairment
Topic: Functional implications of visual impairment and habilitation for children

Speakers will include:
• Julia Smyth, Children’s Occupational Therapist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, “Functional implications of visual impairment in early childhood” and “The impact of vision level on the way that young children who are visually impaired use their hands: a cross-sectional study”
• Dr Sara Louise Wheeler, Lecturer in Social Policy, Bangor University, “Habilitation provision for children and young people with vision impairment in the United Kingdom: A lack of clarity leading to inconsistencies”
• Dr Rosie Clark, Research Associate, Bristol Medical School, “The efficacy of a training programme using a novel app to improve oculomotor control in children”
• Dr Karl Wall, Senior Research Fellow, UCL Institute of Education, “About HabVIUK: 7 years of Quality Habitation Standards-where next?”

The cost for attending is £20 (nb. full-time students not in receipt of a salary can attend at a discounted cost of £10). This includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch.
In order to reserve a place please register on: https://www.participant.co.uk/mary_kitzinger_trust_workshop_-_13th_january_2018_13012018