BIOS Specific Literacy Difficulties SIG MEETING

  • 17 November 2011
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Bristol Dental Hospital, Bristol
  • 39


  • Current members of BIOS only
  • All those who are not current members of BIOS

Provisional Programme

0930 -1000 Registration/coffee
1000-1015 Opening talk -
Amy Maunder - The role of the SENCO and how orthoptists can help in the assessment of SLDs
1015-1115 Peter Allen - Colour, accommodation and reading
1115-1215 Richard Mills - Assessment of the autistic child
1215-1300 Lunch (provided)
1300-1330 Business meeting/networking
1330-1430 Arnold Wilkins - Uncomfortable vision
1430-1520 Linda Mottram -
Orthoptic patients who have benefited from Precision Tinted Lenses; Case Studies
1520-1600 TBC

Cost (includes lunch) £25 members/£45 non-members payable online; please indicate any dietary requirements or access issues.

More details from Sarah Peel: S.Peel@health.gov.je

Venue details: The entrance to the Dental Hospital is in Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol, near the bus station and Broadmead shopping centre. The Bristol Royal Infirmary is also close by, and we are next door to Bristol Eye Hospital.

Disabled access - The Dental Hospital has limited disabled parking at the rear of the hospital via Deep Street, as well as some at the front of the hospital. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee you a space. There is a ramp at the main entrance for wheelchair users.

Hospital free bus - A free Hospital Shuttle bus links with the city centre, Bristol Temple Meads Train Station and the Dental Hospital.

Public transport - The bus station is approximately 100 yards away. Bristol Temple Meads is a short bus journey (numbers 8, 9 and the free Hospital Shuttle Bus) from the hospital.

Car parking - We regret that there is no car parking at the hospital. There are several multi-storey car parks nearby however. There is very limited public parking on Pay and Display near the Dental Hospital but there are a few multistory car parks in the vicinity. There are Park and Ride schemes at Brislington and Long Ashton and the buses stop outside the House of Fraser on the Haymarket.

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom