RNIB information guide for parents

Part 1 contains general information on vision impairment.

Part 2 focuses on vision impairment in the Early Years.

Part 3 focuses on school years and it also has a section on ‘into adulthood’ plus additional resources and a glossary.

The information relevant to Early Years covers:

  • Understanding vision impairment
  • The development of vision in infants and young children
  • Who can help including health, education, social care professionals
  • Learning to communicate, listen and read
  • Developing the senses and lighting and visual stimulation
  • Objects and toys and making play and learning fun
  • Mobility and safety
  • Choosing a school