One in 50 children and young people in Scotland with no additional support needs (ASN) leaves school without a single qualification at National 4 level and above. Alarmingly, this number rises to one in five for children and young people with a visual impairment.
Sight loss does not limit a child’s capacity to learn. But inaccessible learning, restricted support with habilitation – the teaching and learning of daily living skills with increasing independence – and exclusion from non-academic subjects and extracurricular activities can.
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