Making it Easier to See: Supporting Children with Complex Needs and Vision problems

Event Type
Parent Programs,

Presenter: Professor Rachel Pilling

Bio: Rachel has been a consultant pediatric ophthalmologist at BTHFT since 2010 and was appointed as Professor of Special Needs and Learning Disability Eye Care by the University of Bradford in 2020. She has published widely on aspects of eye care for learning disability in particular special school visual assessment, cataract surgery and diabetic retinal screening. In 2016 she was awarded the Astbury Award in recognition of collaboration in eye care for the Bradford Special School and Learning Disability Visual Assessment. Rachel has a passion for ‘making it easier’ – easier to understand CVI, easier to diagnose, easier to offer support to children and families, and most of all, making it easier to see.

ASL Interpreting, Captioning & Spanish Interpreting provided

Updated: April 5, 2023