LEISURE

Leisure
Leisure
Leisure

Just because your child is visually impaired, it doesn’t mean that they are unable to access mainstream activities and hobbies.

Recreation is very important to your child’s life and finding something that they can access and enjoy shouldn’t be difficult.  Speaking with club leaders about how things can be adapted so that your child can enjoy them is a good starting point. We have drafted some template letters that you can use to inform club teachers about your child and their specific needs.

Don’t be afraid to ask the question, many of these club leaders would have previous experience of working with children with disabilities.  It is a great way to raise awareness and promote inclusivity, demonstrating to your child that they can do anything they want!

If you are keen on finding an activity which caters specifically for visually impaired children, then there are lots of organisations around within the sports, arts, music and leisure sector.

If you are a parent or have parental responsibility for a child who is visually impaired, you can access direct payments to help your child access certain activities and hobbies. You can find out more about direct payments on our benefits page.

Just because your child is visually impaired, it doesn’t mean that they are unable to access mainstream activities and hobbies.

Recreation is very important to your child’s life and finding something that they can access and enjoy shouldn’t be difficult.  Speaking with club leaders about how things can be adapted so that your child can enjoy them is a good starting point. We have drafted some template letters that you can use to inform club teachers about your child and their specific needs.

Don’t be afraid to ask the question, many of these club leaders would have previous experience of working with children with disabilities.  It is a great way to raise awareness and promote inclusivity, demonstrating to your child that they can do anything they want!

If you are keen on finding an activity which caters specifically for visually impaired children, then there are lots of organisations around within the sports, arts, music and leisure sector.

If you are a parent or have parental responsibility for a child who is visually impaired, you can access direct payments to help your child access certain activities and hobbies. You can find out more about direct payments on our benefits page.

SPORTS

Football, cricket and more…
Get your child active!

MUSIC

Covering lessons and therapy, find out about all things musical

DRAMA & DANCE

Information on accessible groups for your budding performers

ARTS & CRAFTS

Advice and tips on how to make arts and crafts accessible for your child

TRAVEL

Hints and tips to make travel accessible and straightforward

DAYS OUT

The best days out for the
whole family to enjoy

SPORTS

Football, cricket and more…
Get your child active!

MUSIC

Covering lessons and therapy, find out about all things musical

DRAMA & DANCE

Information on accessible groups for your budding performers

ARTS & CRAFTS

Advice and tips on how to make arts and crafts accessible for your child

TRAVEL

Hints and tips to make travel accessible and straightforward.

DAYS OUT

The best days out for the
whole family to enjoy

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