Free training on engaging and involving blind and partially sighted people

East Midlands Academic Health Science Network are providing free training on engaging an involving blind and partially sighted people

Wednesday 4 March 2020 -10.00 am to 3.30 pm. Registration from 9.15

Trent vineyard, Unit 1, Easter Park, Lenton Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2PX
Refreshments and lunch provided

This training session is for staff delivering public services who want to engage more effectively with blind and partially sighted people, and ensure that information and services are accessible and inclusive

By attending the training you will:

  • Have increased awareness of sight loss in the East Midlands
  • Understand Equality and Diversity Legislation and good practice in relation to accessible information and services
  • Understand the physical and emotional effects of sight loss
  • Identify barriers for blind and partially sighted people when accessing information and services
  • Identify solutions and practical tips for effective engagement

This interactive and informative session will involve group work, presentation and personal experiences of living with sight loss.

It will be facilitated by My Sight Nottinghamshire, a long standing charity providing services to blind and partially sighted people in Nottinghamshire. Your facilitator has been visually impaired from birth and has considerable experience training health professionals, supporters and volunteers.

Places are limited. For more information and to register your interest, please contact Deborah Wilson using the details below.

0115 823 1431
Deborah.Wilson@nottingham.ac.uk

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