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Highdown School
and Sixth Form Centre

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Things to Do  

 

Berkshire Vision

 

A local organisation with regular activities for young people who have a visual impairment.

Blind Children UK National organisation providing activities and books and advice.

 

Things to Read  

 

Load2learn

 

Growing library of school textbooks – students can have access to a personalised collection of electronic books – membership through school.

Seeing Ear Growing library of fiction and school textbooks – students and families join in their own right.
Calibre Audio books to download or have delivered on a memory stick, for a modest one-off fee.
RNIB Services and shop for people who have a visual impairment. Free access to libraries of books in Braille, giant print and audio on their website.

 

Grants and Funds  

 

Family Fund

 

Grants for families with a child who is disabled or seriously ill.

Victa Grants and activities for children who have a visual impairment.

 

Other Useful Links  

 

RNIB

 

Helpline for people who have a visual impairment.

Fashioneyesta Webpage and blog by student Emily Davison, who has a visual impairment. Focus on fashion, also lots of articles about living with a visual impairment.