O&M in early childhood/transition to school

This webinar discusses the importance of early intervention in the development of O&M skills in very young children with vision loss, and how O&M skills and techniques are adapted to an appropriate developmental level.

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Course Code:   CPE19ECOM-W

Course Information

The foundation for O&M skills are built during infancy and early childhood. O&M concepts and skills are developed in the child’s home environment and community and parents are a child’s first and most important teacher.

This webinar discusses the importance of early intervention in the development of O&M skills in very young children with vision loss, and how O&M skills and techniques are adapted to an appropriate developmental level.

Presenter

  • Dr Bronwen Scott
    Bronwen has worked as an Orientation & Mobility (O&M) specialist for 30 years. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Psychology, Graduate Diploma of Orientation and Mobility, Master of Education (Special Education), and a Doctor of Education. Her doctoral thesis explores the introduction of O&M skills within the early childhood context. Bronwen has worked for a range of blindness agencies in Western Australia, NSW, Victoria and the UK, as well as 6 years working as a Visiting Teacher/O&M specialist for the Vision Education Service in the Department of Education Western Australia. She is currently based in Melbourne and is passionate about the role of O&M in developing the potential of individuals who are blind or have low vision.

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Description:

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 (carla.silveira@ridbc.org.au).

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