These courses are delivered Face to Face and are open to everyone to attend; parents, teachers, school executives, principals, allied health and medical professionals as well as students. These courses are held at RIDBC Renwick Centre, around Australia and in some international locations.
Many of these sessions are available through remote access from around the country and world.
These sessions offer the research and practical skills as well as networking opportunities.



Mathematics workshop: Supporting Access & Inclusion for Students with Vision Impairments

9:00 am | | CPE19MVI

Together we will investigate the challenges facing students with Vision Impairment and their teachers in Mathematics; primary aged students in the morning and secondary in the afternoon. Strategies and ideas for supporting Mathematics students who use large print, screen readers and braille will be workshopped, and resources for optimising accessibility explored.


A Journey through Vision

9:00 am | | CPE19JTV

This one day course will provide a broad overview of vision. It will begin by exploring the anatomy of the visual system and normal visual development. The common eye conditions that occur in childhood will be reviewed alongside the clinical assessment commonly applied to diagnose these conditions.


Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder Seminar

6:30 pm | | CPE19ANSD

This seminar will provide advice and information about Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder (ANSD) including a review of ANSD, pre-implant candidacy and habilitation approaches for clients who receive a CI and are diagnosed with ANSD


Creating Accessible Documents for Students with Vision Impairment

10:00 am | | CPE19ASCD

What kinds of information is used at your school? How much of this information is readily available to your students with vision impairment? Not all information used in schools is accessible. Students now use a range of formats and media to access a wide range of information. Students who have vision impairment will only achieve equal access when information presented follows inclusive design principles.



9:00 am | | CPE19VSC

This two day conference provides an opportunity for educators and related specialists to come together to share and discuss the education of children and students with vision loss. Presentations will focus on curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, access and a range of issues related to student support.


Predictors, outcomes and teaching strategies for at-risk populations of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families

9:00 am | | CPE19CYI

Our students exhibit an enormous range of variables that can influence their educational outcomes. These variables can include:  low socio-economic status (income and education), non-English speaking populations (non-speakers of the language of the country in which they reside), and additional disabilities including cognitive/neurological and autism. This workshop will provide information about * Identifying and dealing (more…)


Vision Surveillance and Screening for the Nursing Profession

9:00 am | | CPE19VSN

This one day seminar will present a focus on early identification of eye and vision problems in children aged 0 – 5 years, through the practice of vision surveillance and vision screening. Current surveillance and screening protocols will be discussed in the broad context of identification of eye and vision conditions.


Let’s talk: Audiology Case Study Day

9:00 am | | CPE19ACSD

Only another audiologist knows how truly fulfilling, challenging, fascinating and frustrating clinical audiology can be! Do you have a case you can’t crack, or a trick you want to share? Have you had an experience in clinical practice which other audiologists might be interested in sharing and learning from?