Mike McLinden

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PhD projects

Mike McLinden is Co-director of the Visual Impairment Centre for Teaching And Research (VICTAR). His research interests in the field of visual impairment have been primarily concerned with the identification and reduction of potential barriers to learning and participation for children with sensory impairment including those with complex needs. Particular themes within this focus have included:

Role of touch in the learning experiences of children with visual impairment
Haptic exploratory strategies and children who are blind with additional needs
Early literacy/communication (including Moon, objects of reference, tactile symbols)
Role of low vision aids for children with visual impairment and additional needs
Effective curriculum access for children with multiple disabilities