These are convenient, accessible and can be accessed at anytime.
These sessions are presented by RIDBC staff and external experts in the field.
All of these sessions also can be used for accreditation purposes. Each course will clearly state what accreditation is available for each course.


Literacy for Parents

This webinar will unpack what is literacy and explore ways that we can support children’s literacy learning by teaching and/or coaching their parents.

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. 

Development of Vision

This webinar addresses the development of vision in humans, with a focus on the relationship between visual development and general child development.

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.

Interpreting Bjerrum and Goldmann Visual Fields

This webinar explores the concepts, testing and reporting of visual fields when the Bjerrum Tangent Screen and Goldmann Perimeter have been used in assessment. Examples of typical visual field loss are provided, with a comparison between the two test types, to further the viewer’s understanding of visual fields.

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.

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.