Children & Young People

Our Children and Families Team specialise in working with children and parents with sight loss, who often have additional complex needs and disabilities. We’ve included some useful resources for parents, families and carers in this section.

  • Video

    How do visually impaired children watch TV?

    Posted Jul 2024
  • Smiling picture of man's face on left. Same man is pictured on the right with the question 'were your parents sight impaired?' written on top
    Video

    Are my parents sight impaired?

    Posted Apr 2024
  • young girl smiling in front of a sensory bubble tube machine.
    Blog

    How to communicate with a visually impaired child

    Posted Jul 2022
  • Circular board game with stars around the edge and different shaped wooden blocks stacked against each other.
    Blog

    Visual impairment friendly board games and activities

    Posted May 2022
  • Two hands together shaped to make a heart
    eBook

    Affirmations for Kids eBook

    Posted Jan 2022
  • A young person using a cane with a Henshaws staff member in the background supporting her whilst she is outdoors
    eBook

    Glossary of professionals supporting children – eBook

    Posted Dec 2021
  • Children viewing the football mural at National Football Museum
    Blog

    Henshaws and MADE: Museum accessibility top tips

    Posted Jun 2021
  • boy and girl sitting cross legged in their home
    Blog

    Mindfulness activities for children with a visual impairment

    Posted Mar 2021
  • Babys feet been massaged by parents hands
    Blog

    Massage benefits for infants with visual impairment

    Posted Feb 2021
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