Online visual skills programme.
Learn about motor visual skills with Positive Looking 1
This online visual skills programme focuses on motor visual skills. Presented through a practical resource rich presentation. Designed to support the practitioner’s understanding of each visual skill.
1: Setting up the environment and Visual awareness.
2: Visual attention and Fixation
3: Tracking and Transferring gaze.
4: Scanning and Visually Directed Reaching.
5: Visual discrimination of objects and Visual discrimination of images.
6: Positive Looking in Literacy and within the curriculum
The course includes demonstrations of how to develop each of the motor visual skills. It explores practical ideas and activities to support the practitioner. To help plan targeted interventions and explain observation points. To help assess and identify the child’s responses.
Split across 6 x 1.25-hour online sessions
13.00h (1pm) GMT for each session
Dates as follows:
Thursday 4th March 2021
Thursday 11th March 2021
Thursday 18th March 2021
Thursday 25th March 2021
Thursday 15th April 2021
Thursday 22nd April 2021
What is Positive Looking 1?
Positive Eye’s ﬂagship product. An easy to use guide. Offering a comprehensive framework to help support and develop a child’s visual skills. It has recently been expanded and updated. It now includes a section on Independent Living Skills.
Positive Looking 1 focuses on the motor visual skills associated with optical functioning. Including Awareness, Attention, Fixation, Tracking and Scanning.
Positive Looking is easy to understand and gives straightforward instructions and targets. It states clearly what to look for in visual skills and how to chart progress. Observations are simple to track and evaluate.
You can download the case study and a step by step guide to how Yvonne Smith, lead teacher for VI for Bradford, implements a strategic approach to using Positive Looking across all local authority special schools.