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Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind - Children & Families Support Service

Description

SRSB offer a range of services to support children and young people with sight loss, including advice on benefits, family support groups and social/leisure activities.

Resources include a day centre, residential home, minibus, collection of large print books and a stock of aids for visually impaired people. A home visiting service is also available.


Who to contact

Contact Name
Joanne Ardern
Contact Position
Deputy General Manager
Telephone
0114 272 2757
E-mail
info@srsb.org.uk
Website
www.srsb.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
Address
5
Mappin Street
SHEFFIELD
Postcode
S1 4DT

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Yes
Wheelchair access details
wheelchair accessible
Supports special needs and disabilities
Yes
Special needs and disabilities experience
Visual impairment

Other Details

Facilities
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Sensory Room
  • Secure setting

Local Offer

Description
  • We support children who are visually impaired, registration is not a requirement as long as their sight problems affect their day to day life we will support them.

 

Contact Telephone
0114 2722757
Contact Email
info@srsb.org.uk
Links
SRSB website
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
SEN Provision Type
Specialist

General Extended Local Offer Response

Eligibility criteria for your service and any priority groups 
  • We support children who are visually impaired, registration is not a requirement as long as their sight problems affect their day to day life we will support them.

 

Do you operate a waiting list? 
No
Staffing arrangements details 

Staff to child ratio will vary depending on activity.

Staff training to support children/young people with SEND 
  • Our ‘Little Sparklers’ carer and toddler group is run in conjunction with the Vision Support Service who have trained teachers of the visually impaired at all sessions.
  • SRSB staff have also undergone specific training re working with visually impaired training.

 

How do you communicate with your service users? 
Directly with parents/carers
Learning events
Communicating with service users details 

•We send out regular ‘Parent’s Page’ newsletters with updates on forthcoming events •We also use social media, Facebook, Twitter etc..


Last Updated
25/09/2018
Keywords
Blind, visually impaired, partially sighted, SRSB, toddler, special needs, children, family, families
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