Visually prepared

Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 19:00

Visually Prepared - Breaking down barriers and realising your true potential

Are you visually impaired and want a career, an apprenticeship or go to College?

Visually Prepared is a new event aimed at people of all ages with a visual impairment, particularly those aged between 12 and 25 years, their families, friends, all teachers and social workers and others in this field.

Come and find out about:

  • college, work or apprenticeship opportunities
  • access training and support
  • equipment to increase accessibility and independence
  • what benefits, funding and grants are available
  • accessible and assisted transport.

The event includes:

  • Dragons’ Den sessions to give you feedback on ideas (but not funding)
  • advice on CV writing
  • inspiring story telling about accessibility
  • stalls to try and handle equipment
  • help to apply for transport and benefits
  • accessible computer games to try
  • 25 stalls for advice on topics like equipment, education, employment and support
  • taster workshops

The event takes place at Redbridge Institute, Gaysham Ave, Ilford IG2 6TD

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