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 convenient and accessible and can be accessed at anytime. These sessions are presented by International and National experts including RIDBC staff. All the courses are accredited by the BOSTES and many are also accredited by Audiology Australia and AG Bell.

Tickets

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Webinarshow details + $30.00 (AUD)  
RIDBC Staffshow details + $0.00 (AUD)  

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