People with special needs include those with physical, sensory or learning difficulties, who may require support to undertake assessment for NVQs. Such support could include physical, mechanical or technical aids, extra time for assessing or specially devised or adapted methods of assessment. This book, concerning the visually impaired, is part of a series of guides that aim to provide help in understanding an impairment or disability, the use of appropriate language, provide information about available sources of specialist help and assistance, help with the initial assessment of NVQ candidates or employees with special needs, identify elements of Level 1 or 2 Business Administration Units that with a given degree of impairment are achievable, achievable with the help of special equipment or assistance, or not achievable. Also covered are relevant aspects of disability management, including attitudes, communication, introducing a learner with an impairment to the group, delivery and assessment of NVQs, support services, safety, and promoting independence. A list of suppliers of equipment is included.
Each guide aims to provide everything that is relevant to trainers or employers of people with a specific impairment or disability. This book focuses on visual impairments and business administration.