Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (VICTAR)

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Latest publications

Soni, A, Lynch, P, McLinden, M, Mbukwa-Ngwira , J, Mankhwazi , M, Jolley, E, Virendrakumar , B, Bedford , J & Gercama, I 2020, 'Facilitating the participation of children with disabilities in early childhood development centres in Malawi: Developing a sustainable staff training programme', Sustainability.

McLinden, M, Ravenscroft, J, Douglas, G, Hewett, R, McCann, E & Roe, J 2020, 'Promoting a balanced early years curriculum for young children with vision impairment: developing and sustaining personal agency through a bioecological systems perspective', British Journal of Visual Impairment, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1177/0264619619901036

Murphy, R, Jolley, E, Lynch, P, Mankhwazi, M, Mbukwa, J, Bechange, S, Gladstone, M & Schmidt, E 2020, 'Estimated prevalence of disability and developmental delay among preschool children in rural Malawi: Findings from “Tikule Limodzi,” a cross-sectional survey', Child: Care, Health & Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.1274

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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