Understanding Functional Vision

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.

Education Access and Engagement for student’s with vision impairment

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.

Assessment of Visual Function: Near Vision

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.

Vision Surveillance

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. 

Common Eye Disorders in Childhood

This webinar is a multi part series investigating the common eye disorders in children and the impact that these have on their development.