Help for Students with Vision Impairment

From Term 1 2017, Victorian government and Catholic schools will use the new Victorian Curriculum F-10. Curriculum related information is currently being reviewed and may be subject to change.

For more information on the curriculum, see:
The Victorian Curriculum F–10 - VCAA

​​Glasses for Kids Program

​​Every Prep to Year 3 student at participating schools will get a free vision screening and follow up eye testin​​g and glasses if required.​

For more information, see: Glass for Kids​

Learning materials

​The Statewide Vision Resource Centre provides materials in alternative format for eligible students with vision impairments.

Some of the centre's services include:

  • professional development focusing on support to students with vision impairments including hands-on workshops in access technology, training videos, web conferencing and other on and off campus options
  • professional support for visiting teachers and school personnel e.g. VCE and curriculum
  • production of student learning materials in alternative formats i.e. braille, large print, etext or audio – see catalogues
  • development of curriculum materials focusing on areas of the expanded core curriculum for students with vision impairments eg braille, careers, low vision aids

​For more information, see the Statewide Vision Resource Centre website