Wales Council of the Blind

LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

Description: Look's mission is to improve the lives of families with visually impaired children and young people by providing support, information and activities with a view to helping them gain the best outcomes in life and reach their full potential.

Weblink: http://www.look-uk.org/

Tel: 0746 435 1958

Email: info@look-uk.org

Category: Third/voluntary Sector


Services Provided

LOOK holiday flat

LOOK owns a holiday flat in Scarborough on the Yorkshire coast. The flat is accessible with two bedrooms, one double (with space for a cot), and one with bunk beds plus an extra single bed. The LOOK flat provides an opportunity for every family with a visually impaired child to enjoy a seaside break and can be booked for both long and short breaks at very reasonable rates.

LOOK mentoring service

A free mentoring service for young people with vision impairment. Offers support on topics such as school and college; gap year ideas; career and life plans; socialising and confidence; independent living. Mentors are vision impaired themselves.

LOOK Parent Support Group

Come and meet other parents of Visually Impaired children every other Tuesday at 19:30GMT in our free online meet up sessions. (On Mondays from August 2023)

Events associated with this provider:

22nd of April 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

6th of May 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

20th of May 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

3rd of June 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

17th of June 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

1st of July 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

15th of July 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

29th of July 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

12th of August 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

26th of August 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

9th of September 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

23rd of September 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

7th of October 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

21st of October 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

4th of November 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

18th of November 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

2nd of December 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

16th of December 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

30th of December 2024

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children

13th of January 2025

LOOK Parent Support Group (online)

LOOK's Parent Support Group is for all parent carers of visually impaired children and young people. It is made of a core community of regulars and new parents are always welcome. It is a supportive and safe space for parent carers to share with each other and learn from their peers. There are regular panel events, online chat sessions, and opportunities to meet in person. The panel events bring together Professionals (experts in the field) and LOOK Mentors who bring their lived experience and life hacks on the subject. The LOOK Parent Support Group meets fortnightly (online) on Mondays at 7.30pm and is hosted by PSG Lead, Jane Ring, and Jo Lomas. Both Jane and Jo are parents to visually impaired teenagers, and Jo is also visually impaired. The themes of the PSG are chosen by a Steering Group of parent carers of children living with VI. Everyone is welcome to join our PSG sessions. Further information is available in the link provided.

Hosted by - LOOK - National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children