Art 4 Kids - Including Art for Students Who Are Blind or Vision Impaired

When: 9:00am – 3:30pm Wednesday 2nd May 2018 Registration: 8:45am meet at Statewide Vision Resource Centre. A one day seminar and workshop at SVRC The seminar will investigate options, strategies and issues related to working with and teaching a student who is blind or has low vision in your art room or classroom art-making session. The day will include: Morning: - information on setting up or adjusting the room to better accommodate your student; issues of access to the visual arts; specialist techniques; budget options; and opportunities for “hands-on” art making; many examples of art work and strategies will be on display. Afternoon: exploration of works of art under blind-fold: investigating the use of visual description, tactile diagrams and touch access.