Please see the attached poster for the upcoming NESCOL Charity Fashion Show.
Scottish Disability Sport – Grampian Update Dates for your diary: 22nd April, Stirling: Disability curling sessions begin (these have the opportunity to lead into development squads). Please see the attached poster for more information. 8th May & 19th June: Living Golf Breakfast/Lunch Golf Tournaments for Children in Moray from P7 – S6 with behavioural/emotional challenges.… Read more Scottish Disability Sport (Grampian Update) Dates/Opportunities for you Diary
Kosy and Mollie had great fun using their sewing skills to create these lovely bunny rabbits. Well done Kosy and Mollie! “I love sewing and I love my bunny!” Kosy, P4 “I want to give my bunny a cuddle!” Mollie, P3
A small group of VSS pupils who will be moving on to college met up with Jordon, a former VSS pupil, at NESCol this week. The meeting was a great opportunity to ask Jordon questions about college and hear about his experiences. Jordon let us know how well he has settled at NESCol, and his… Read more VSS visit to NESCol
One of our roving reporters, Eilidh, recently met up with Shannon, a former VSS pupil, to find out more about life at college and work. Q. What subjects did you take in 5th year? A. English maths history and biology Q. What was your favourite subject at school? Maths Q. What did you study at… Read more VSS pupil interviews former pupil
An enthusiastic group of pupils from P3-S4 came together for a technology based peer support session last week. The pupils met with Mr Martin Coutts, Lead Educator in Scotland for Apple, to work on creating an Aberdeen Vision Support Service News Report, about living with a visual impairment and how the Vision Support Service helps… Read more VSS Technology Peer Support
The VSS Fine Peace group welcomed a special visitor at the last meeting. Shannon Duncan, a VSS former pupil, came along to the group meeting to share her experience of moving on from school to college. She answered all the girl’s questions and also passed on tips to help them with the move. The girls… Read more VSS Fine Peace Group welcomes former pupil
Eilidh Morrison, an S4 pupil supported by the Vision Support Service in Aberdeen, is to have another written piece published after entering the Seeing Ear short story writing competition. Selected entries are being published into a competition anthology by Seeing Ear. Eilidh is mad about science and decided to write a short story about NASA… Read more Congratulations to Eilidh!
My name is Kian, I am 15 years old. I was born with a condition called Ocular Motor Apraxia. This is an extremely rare eye condition which means I can’t move my eyes as quickly as everyone else. I also have a restricted range of vision. To compensate this I make very fast head thrusts… Read more A Personal Story of Living with a Visual Impairment
Check out the latest information on Vision and Technology on the Call Scotland website http://www.callscotland.org.uk/information/visual-impairment/ Ways technology can help Built in ICT tools Magnification software Computer monitors Screen readers Keyboards Video Digital magnifiers eBooks Daisy Braille books Using a magnifier in class Tablets and smartphones Alternative formats Useful resources