Blog entries about Royal Blind Learning Hub

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by Learning Hub - Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:49 AM
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This week's sign is "Dry."

Circular movement with palm of hand on object or part of body which is dry. For toileting, make circular movement on one hip.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

[ Modified: Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 9:51 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:12 PM
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We are currently experiencing technical problems with our Contact Us form. Until this issue is resolved if you have any questions, or wish to contact us, please use the following contact details

Email: learninghub@royalblind.org

Telephone: 0131 446 3128

[ Modified: Thursday, 7 June 2018, 3:15 PM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Thursday, 31 May 2018, 4:50 PM
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We are pleased to announce our seminar programme for 2018/19.

Unless otherwise stated, all seminars and workshops are FREE and will take place at the Royal Blind School, Edinburgh.

2018

Thursday 6 September - Vision Impairment Maths and Science – adaptation of exam questions

Wednesday 26 September - Mindfulness

Thursday 4 October - Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training – Glasgow

Tuesday 9 October - Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training – Edinburgh

Thursday 11 October - VI and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Communication and Learning

Wednesday 31 October - Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training – Perth

Thursday 8 November - Music in mainstream for vision impaired and blind pupils (1/2 day)

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November - An Introduction to Pre Braille Skills and a consideration of approaches to teaching braille and braille technology

Tuesday 20 November - Making maps work – geography for the vision impaired pupil

2019

Tuesday 5 February - Communication in Practice with learners at an early stage of development with vision impairment and complex needs

Thursday 21 February - Tactile graphics and tactile book making

Thursday 28 February - Using Drama Techniques and Sensory Stories to explore real situations and provide opportunities for inter disciplinary learning

Wednesday 6 March - Art for Children with Vision Impairment and Complex Needs

Thursday 14 March - Independent living skills – OT, Home economics, Habilitation

Thursday 21 March - Music – vision impairment and complex needs

Tuesday 21 May - Canaan Barrie signing workshop

Thursday 13 June – Introduction to Habilitation and Mobility Skills

Once booking is open for these seminars they will appear on our seminars page.

If you would like to express an interest in attending any of our future seminars please email learninghub@royalblind.org

Or call us on 0131 446 3128

[ Modified: Monday, 17 September 2018, 11:17 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 28 May 2018, 2:25 PM
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We will be carrying out some essential maintenance on the Royal Blind Learning Hub website tomorrow, Tues 29 May.

The work is scheduled for 9am - 5pm.

Access to our website will be unavailable during the maintenance window. You will still be able to sign up for our seminars by telephone or email.

 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 28 May 2018, 12:04 PM
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This week's sign is "Banana."

Stroke hand down opposite fist three times, moving round hand.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 21 May 2018, 2:17 PM
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This week's sign is "Hot."

Wipe hand across forehead once.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

 
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by Learning Hub - Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 11:23 AM
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This week's sign is "Apple."

Tap cheek twice with fist.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:42 AM
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This week's sign is "Hard."

Tap one fist on kneecap once.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

[ Modified: Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:42 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 2 April 2018, 10:25 AM
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This week's sign is "Slow."

Draw fingertips up inner arm slowly.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.


[ Modified: Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:41 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 19 March 2018, 10:47 AM
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This week's sign is "Man."

Stroke chin twice with thumb and fingers either side.

On-body signing is a technique used to communicate with people with multiple disabilities and visual impairment. The Royal Blind School in Edinburgh developed a form of on-body signing called Canaan Barrie.

A different sign will be posted on our blog each week. Come back next week to see a new sign.

[ Modified: Monday, 19 March 2018, 10:47 AM ]