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Visits to Pre-School Settings (Joseph Clarke Service for Visually Impaired)

 

What is this service?

The Joseph Clarke Service for the Vision Impaired can visit pre-school settings to offer advice and support with regard to the visual impairment of a student attending the setting.  Visits include; answering questions, working together to provide accessible resources, opportunities and experiences, undertaking assessment of the student’s functional vision and providing advice.  The Service works closely with other professionals involved.

The Joseph Clarke Service is also able to provide advice and support to children and staff with regard to orientation and mobility and creating an accessible environment for those with a vision impairment.  This is provided by the Habilitation Specialist from the Joseph Clarke Service.

Who is it for?

Pre-school children with a visual impairment, their families and settings.

Outcomes for service users

Advice and support on the effects and impact of a visual impairment on a pre-school child and how to provide accessible experiences and activities offered by the pre-school.

 

 

Who to contact

Contact
Alex Stainton
Telephone
020 8531 8361
E-mail
jcservice@josephclarke.waltham.sch.uk
Website
www.whitefield.org.uk/jcservice
Parent Organisation
Joseph Clarke School for the Visually Impaired

Where to go

Name
Joseph Clarke Service
Address
Whitefield Schools & CentreMacdonald RoadWalthamstowLondonE17 4AZ
Postcode
E17 4AZ

When is it on?

Time/date
8.30am – 4.30pm Term time only

Other Details

Cost Details
No cost involved
Ages
Under 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Referral Details

Open referral system.  Parents/carers/settings are welcome to contact us.  Referral forms available from the website.

How to access this service:

By contacting Anne Webster, Deputy Head of the Joseph Clarke Service via telephone or email.

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