Blog entries about Royal Blind Learning Hub

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by Learning Hub - Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:27 AM
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CVI Scotland have produced three new films that are freely available to everyone.

The first is a fifty minute explanation of vision and cerebral visual impairments from world CVI expert Professor Gordon Dutton. The second is from CVI Scotland trustee and popular blogger Nicola McDowell, who has CVI. The third is from CVI Scotland trustee and mother to a child with CVI, Helen St Clair Tracy.

Watch the Gordon Dutton talk: The Perspective and Advice of the Expert.

 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 11 September 2017, 9:59 AM
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This week's sign is "Me."

Rub back of fingers along arm, then gesture away from body.

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 - Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:03 AM
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We've redesigned the resources section of our website to make content easier to find. We have new sections on creating resources, literacy & braille, mobility & orientation, social & independent living skills and teaching subjects. You can also use the search box to find what you're looking for.

Check it out and let us know what you think.

[ Modified: Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:08 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 28 August 2017, 10:18 AM
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This week's sign is "Go."

Rub back of fingers along arm, then gesture away from body.

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, 28 August 2017, 10:18 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 11:26 AM
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The Learning Hub Manager Sally Paterson gives a talk at an event in EdinburghWe are pleased to announce our Vision Impairment Awareness Raising Training days are open for booking. This year we are running training days in Glasgow (28th Sept), Perth (5th Oct) and Penrith, Cumbria (2 Nov).

This free training is aimed at mainstream teachers and support staff who support a blind or partially sighted child in their class. For further details and to book please visit our seminars page.

[ Modified: Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:36 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 21 August 2017, 3:35 PM
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We will be carrying out some essential maintenance on the Learning Hub website tomorrow, Tues 22nd August.

This should take around 4 hours starting from 11:30am.

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, 21 August 2017, 10:34 AM
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This week's sign is "Daddy."

Tap on either side of chin with fingertips, twice.

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, 21 August 2017, 10:35 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 14 August 2017, 9:39 AM
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This week's sign is "Mummy."

Tap fingers on palm of opposite hand, twice.

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, 14 August 2017, 9:50 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 7 August 2017, 10:26 AM
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This week's sign is "Dance."

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, 7 August 2017, 10:27 AM ]
 
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by Learning Hub - Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:33 AM
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This week's sign is "Song / Singing."

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, 31 July 2017, 9:54 AM ]