This webinar presents a model to explain the complexities of visual function and highlights the similarities and differences between the clinical assessment and the functional assessment of vision. An overview of an approach to functional vision assessment is presented, with suggestions made for maximising the use of vision during assessment and in a person’s everyday life.
This webinar will focus on the components of an equitable quality education system. The presentation by Dr Frances Gentle will go into depth discussing the class as an ecosystem and look at the following components: student factors, teacher factors, physical setting and curriculum and resource factors.
This presentation explores near vision, and how it is assessed clinically and functionally. The outcome of this assessment is applied to the low vision situation, with suggestions made for adaptations that minimise the impact of vision impairment on reading and writing.
This webinar is intended for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and come from families that are bilingual or do not speak the majority language.
This webinar investigates the effect of data driven instruction and how it can be used to improve the spoken language outcomes for children with a hearing loss.
This webinar is divided into two parts and runs for two hours. In the webinar we are going to look at the rationale for vision surveillance. We are going to untangle the vision surveillance cycle and through that untangling we will hopefully sort out why we do what we do and when we do it.
This is the second webinar in a series of webinars that will unpack some accessibility features of iOS devices that students are using in the classroom and their everyday lives. This webinar will focus on the built in accessibility features for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is important that you feel (more…)
This webinar focusses on audio connections to mobile phones, ipads, computers & using the built in accessibility features that these devices have. It demonstrates various features and shows you how to connect hearing devices to audio devices in order to maximise the functionality of the devices.
This webinar is a multi part series investigating the common eye disorders in children and the impact that these have on their development.
This webinar is designed for educators and other professionals working in formal and non-formal learning environments, who would like to enrich their theoretical knowledge and skills regarding the education of individuals who are visually impaired or blind.