The years from conception through birth to eight years of age are critical to the complete and healthy cognitive, emotional and physical growth of children. This webinar explores early childhood development, the role of vision and visual development and then the implications for a child's development due to their vision impairment.
Duration of this webinar: 57 minutes
Completing the Early Childhood development and implication of vision impairment will contribute 1 hour of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 1.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Dr Frances Gentle
Dr Frances Gentle is Co-President of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI); President of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI); and Executive Member of the World Blind Union. She is a lecturer with the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children’s Renwick Centre (Australia) and holds conjoint positions with Macquarie University and the University of Newcastle. Frances has worked as an educator and lecturer in the field of disability in Australia and internationally during the past three decades, with specialisation in blindness and low vision.
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