Féach is a Support Group for Parents of Blind and visually impaired Children

We are organising some social events for children to meet and make friends with other blind and visually impaired children.

Assistive Technology 3 Day Residential Camp, Limerick

Location: University of Limerick, Dromroe/Cappavilla campus

Dates: 27th - 29th June 2018

Target Group: Teenagers, ages between10-14

Level of vision: Open to all levels of vision loss

Places available: 20

Cost: €10 per person per night to be paid on the day by cash or cheque

*Parents/carers are required to stay with Students overnight. Classes start at 12.00pm to 4.30pm on day one, 9.30am to 4.30pm on day two and 9.30am to 1pm on day three.

 Key Focus: This 3 day (2 nights) camp aims to focus on improving assistive technology skills such as touch typing, iPad accessibility, apps, use of Magnifiers/ Readers, and distance aids. This camp will also have activities that promote and support following skills including:

* Independent Travel

* Social and Communication skills

* Organizational skills

* Peer Support

A family event will take place on one of the evenings offering an opportunity for families to meet informally.

 

For all enquiries and applications please contact: Margaret Bousquet, Programs Coordinator 01 405 6950 margaret.bousquet@ncbi.ie

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