Certificate of Vision Impairment Scotland
Information for Parents/Carers of Children with Vision Impairments
VINCYP is NHS Scotland's Visual Impairment Network for Children & Young People, a National Managed Clinical Network. The VINCYP website, available at www.vincyp.scot.nhs.uk has a variety of resources and useful links.
Creating Accessible Documents, Information, Websites and Materials
The SCOVI Design for Inclusion Toolkit
Our Toolkit contains information on how to ensure that you are designing for inclusion. It includes information on using social media in an accessible way, accessible websites, accessible email marketing campaigns and accessible documents.
This Toolkit is not exhaustive, and is constantly growing, you may also find the following resources useful.
Guide to Accessible Information
This handy document contains advice on making information accessible for people who are blind/partially sighted or deaf.
Produced by the The Self-Directed Support Joint Sensory Project: Deaf Action in partnership with Fife Society for the Blind.
If you're delivering a presentation it's important to ensure that it is fully accessible to those with vision impairments. These two handy resources give guidelines on how to ensure your presentation is fully accessible.
Delivering presentations live:
This guide by World Blind Union provides some fantastic guidelines for live presenting.
Sending Powerpoints electronically:
This guide by Microsoft will help you ensure that your electronic versions of presentations are fully accessible, it covers elements such as how to add alt text and orderly structures.