Course Code:   CPE19ECVI-W

Course Information

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

Once you have completed this webinar please email Carla for your Certificate of Completion:


Completing the Early Childhood development and implication of vision impairement will contribute1 hours and  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 a Conjoint Lecturer with the RIDBC Renwick Centre, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, in affiliation with Macquarie University and the University of Newcastle. She is also President of the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI; Immediate Past President of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI), and Convening Editor of the SPEVI journal. Frances has around 30 years of experience as an educator in the field of disability in Australia and internationally, with 20 years of specialisation in education of children with blindness and low vision.





These are accessible and convenient to be viewed at any time. These sessions are presented by local staff at RIDBC, as well as national and international experts. If a course or webinar is accredited through either The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA), formerly known as BOSTES, AG Bell or Audiology Australia, it will be indicated within the description of the webinar. If you are unsure and would like further information regarding accreditation, please contact Carla Silveira, Events and Administration Coordinator (


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