Supporting Children & Young Person’s

From birth through to 3rd level students, Vision Ireland Children and Young Person’s services supports the development and independence of all children who are blind or vision impaired.

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Recently Diagnosed

Receiving a diagnosis that your child’s vision is compromised can be overwhelming and confusing. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

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Services Available

All our programmes, delivered virtually, one-to-one or in groups, are designed to empower and support your child to ensure they reach their potential.

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Calendar of Events

Throughout the year we offer a range of events specifically to promote children’s development through activities and peer friendships.

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Educational and Additional Supports

Vision Ireland provides a range of services across all types of education to ensure children and young people feel supported.

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Technology Support

Our technology supports are there to teach and train children and young people in how technology can assist their daily lives.

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Children with Vision Loss & Additional Disabilities

We work with children who are blind or vision impaired and have additional disabilities as well as their parents and clinicians.

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