The Education and Family Services Department promotes the interests of children and young people with sight problems and those who support them, from the point of diagnosis, on through the young persons school, college and university education.
This department also provides a range of professional services throughout Scotland:
- Advice and Support to Post16 Students including information on courses, colleges and universities and the Disabled Student Allowance
- Technology Services including information and handson training for parents and professionals in the most uptodate technological aids available, assessment and training for children, young people and students and an equipment loan for schools
- Political Representation Members of RNIB Scotland are represented on various committees of the Scottish Parliament. They ensure that the interests of children and young people with sight problems are given full consideration when policy is being made.