Vision UK launches updated resource for families of children with vision impairment

4 October 2019

Improved support for parents and families of newly diagnosed children with vision impairment was unveiled during the British & Irish Paediatric Opthamology & Strabisimus Association (BIPOSA) conference earlier today (4 October 2019). Starting Point, a leaflet that can be given to families at the point of diagnosis, has been redesigned to help signpost parents to appropriate resources and professionals, while

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Consultation on how we can improve Starting Point

Starting Point leaflet cover

20 December 2018
Source: Starting Point Task and Finish Group

In 2016, Vision UK (previously known as VISION 2020 UK) the umbrella organisation for the eye health and vision impairment sector, led a project as part of the Vision UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee aimed at improving the information given to families when their child is first diagnosed with a vision impairment. Research underpinning the

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6: Jenny Cook, Head of Strategy and Research, Guide Dogs & Chair VISION 2020 UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee

4 May 2017
Source: VISION 2020 UK

John Welsman, Strategy and Research Policy Team, Guide Dogs, speaks to Jenny Cook, Head of Strategy and Research, Guide Dogs & Chair VISION 2020 UK Children & Young People with a Vision Impairment Committee. Jenny gives listeners an understanding of the issues around Children with vision impairment.

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VISION 2020 UK launches Starting Point – first steps for families of vision impaired children

Starting Point Cover

13 October 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

VISION 2020 UK, the umbrella organisation which leads collaboration in eye health and sight loss, has marked World Sight Day with a rollout of a national project, aimed at improving the information given to families at the point of diagnosis of their child’s vision impairment.

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