Services

Activities

Moorvision offers regular activity days and one or two weekend residential weekends each year. Trips include sports such as abseiling, canoeing, swimming, football, climbing etc; audio described theatre trips, bowling, beach days, theme parks, arts and crafts, cooking, science days, drama and more. Activities and residentials are heavily subsidised and open to the whole family including siblings.

Pic 1. boy with glasses on climbing frame. Pic 2. children holding hands round tree. Pic 3. two boys, one in a wheelchair, in a forest

Information, Advice, Support and Training

Moorvision has a large database of information and can provide advice and support on how vision impairment affects your child, you and your family. We also offer some training courses.

This information covers:

•    Education and the Law
•    Habilitation (Independent Living Skills and Mobility)
•    Health and Social Care
•    Benefits and grants
•    Accessible IT 
•    Accessible toys 
•    Equipment around the home
•    Sports and Leisure
•    Learning at home
•    Books in all formats
•    Science and nature
•    Arts (music and drama)
•    Braille
•    Other providers of services, local and national

Pic 1. Girl with glasses reading with woman. Pic 2. Girl with glasses playing close up with toys. Pic 3. Boy with glasses being helped by woman at a table.

Newsletter

Moorvision offers an information packed newsletter twice a year in hard copy clear print (16pt font) and also as a PDF file, text only in any size print requested, braille and electronic text. 

Facebook page and Twitter feed

Moorvision has a closed Facebook group and a Twitter feed and these are a great way of staying in touch with other families and receiving up to the minute information from the vision impairment sector.

Buddying

Moorvision has an active network of members who are happy to be put in touch with other members and new families to enable friendship and support networks to flourish.