Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (VICTAR)

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Latest publications

McLinden, M, Douglas, G, Terlektsi, E, Hewett, R, Holliman, A (ed.) & Sheehy, K (ed.) 2023, Promoting positive educational outcomes for children and young people with sensory impairments through a dual approach to access. in Overcoming adversity in education. Routledge, pp. 41-53. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003180029-5

McLinden, M, Douglas, G, Hewett, R, Cobb, R, Keil, S, Lynch, P, Roe, J & Stewart Thistlethwaite, J 2022, Promoting Equitable Access to Education for Children and Young People with Vision Impairment: A route-map for a balanced curriculum. Routledge. <https://www.routledge.com/Promoting-Equitable-Access-to-Education-for-Children-and-Young-People-with/Mclinden-Douglas-Hewett-Cobb-Keil-Lynch-Roe-Thistlethwaite/p/book/9780367432997>

Akbayrak, K & Douglas, G 2021, 'Examining specialist teachers’ conceptualisations of their roles in supporting learners with vision impairment: a comparative analysis of Turkey and England using Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems theory', European Journal of Special Needs Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/08856257.2021.1989129

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VICTAR Blog

Written with my own hand: me and braille
This months VICTAR blog comes from Ryan Lardner-Cameron. Ryan is a sixth form student at Priestley Smith School and throughout 2018-19 he is spending a day a week with us in the centre. We asked Ryan to write his thoughts in response to this article on the relevance of braille today, which we published in The … Continue reading Written with my own hand: me and braille

Reflections of studying for the Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Children with Vision Impairment
This months VICTAR blog comes from John Turnbull who is Specialist Education Support Officer for Guide Dogs. John reflects on the journey he has made since starting studying for the Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Children with Vision Impairment with us at Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research. “I have now been studying with VICTAR … Continue reading Reflections of studying for the Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Children with Vision Impairment