Typing Tuition for the Visually Impaired:

Typing Tuition Scheme

Typing Tuition is available to visually impaired pupils on the recommendation of the Visiting Teacher for the Visually Impaired.

The Department can sanction a maximum of 20 hours’ typing tuition to a school to help improve the typing skills of the pupil in question.

The scheme is operated through the school and the teacher must be suitably qualified to give this tuition. When the tuition is completed the teacher involved should submit a report on the pupil’s progress to the Visiting Teacher.

How to Apply

The application form below is to be completed and submitted to Special Education Section by the School Principal or CEO of the Educational and Training Board (ETB).

A section of the form is for completion by the Visiting Teacher for the Visually Impaired.

Contact Details

Email: special_education@education.gov.ie

Phone: (090) 648 4187

Address: Typing Tuition Unit, Special Education Section, Department of Education and Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 X659

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