Vision Support Team

Information regarding the Vision Support Team (VST), including criteria to access the  team, should be referred to and can be found on the Professional Choices website (www.professionalchoices.org.uk) and/or the Support Services for Education website (www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk)

Please read these notes alongside the EHA as you complete it with parents/carers:

  • Sections 1 and 2 need to be completed
  • Section 3 must be completed as it gives consent
  • In section 4 we only require details of the child/young person being referred but you may complete the whole section to provide a wider context
  • In section 5, we only require the names, address and contact details of parents/carers
  • In section 6, we only need to know professionals who are directly involved with the child/young person you are referring; please ensure you provide the details of the child’s/young person’s orthoptist/ophthalmologist. You may complete the whole section to provide a wider context
  • In section 7a, please indicate the child’s visual condition/diagnosis, their visual acuity if known and information on how the condition is affecting them at home/at school
  • Please complete as much of sections 7 and 8 as you are able
  • In section 9, use the drop down menu to select “Vision Support  Team”