RNIB Scotland/Royal Blind Transition Weekend

RNIB Scotland/Royal Blind Transition Weekend

RNIB Scotland Education and Family Services and the Royal Blind School will be running a weekend for young people aged 15-18 years in Edinburgh on 11-13 November 2016.

The weekend aims to bring together young people who are blind or partially sighted in a relaxed and informal setting so that they can share experiences, offer and receive support, provide advice and guidance to each other as well as to have fun!

The weekend will include exploring sight loss, independent living skills, mobility, mindfulness and social events to help develop independence for transition to post school placement or employment.

Staff from RNIB Scotland and Royal Blind School will work alongside participants and will provide additional support and guidance in:
·       Habilitation
·       Independent Living Skills
·       Confidence Workshops
·       Careers Advice  and
·       The use of Assistive Technology.

There is no charge for this weekend, all accommodation, activities, meals and drinks are included. There is no transport included, but if this is likely to be a problem please contact us.

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Anne Marie Fleming on 0131 652 3140 or email efs@rnib.org.uk