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Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 4 - Orthoptist

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 4 - Orthoptist

January 10, 2020

In this episode of Meet the Vision Australia Expert audio series you’ll hear from Juanita who is an Orthoptist.

An Orthoptist assists people with low vision. They do functional vision assessments to look at strategies and equipment to help people maximise and use their vision more effectively.

Look at lighting at home at work, low vision aids such as magnifiers or print enlargers, training to help you use your vision more effectively.

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 3 - Occupational Therapist

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 3 - Occupational Therapist

January 10, 2020

In this episode of Meet the Vision Australia Expert audio series you’ll hear from Joel who is an Occupation Therapist

Occupation is anything that someone does that has meaning in their life such as getting up in the morning and having breakfast, cooking, doing the shopping, going to work, enjoying leisure activities and smaller tasks like making phone calls or telling the time.

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 2 - Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 2 - Orientation and Mobility Specialist

January 10, 2020

In this episode of Meet the Vision Australia Experts audio series you’ll hear from Orientation and Mobility Specialist Margaret.

Orientation and Mobility Specialists are involved in the entire process of independence

They train people to understand where they are and where they want to get to and find a way to do that using some sort of an aid, equipment or an app. Their real role is to encourage strong independence skills.

Melbourne Magazine January to March 2020
Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 1 - Access Technology Specialist

Meet the Vision Australia Experts. Ep 1 - Access Technology Specialist

January 8, 2020

Meet the Vision Australia Experts

In the first episode of our Meet the Vision Australia Expert audio series you’ll hear from Access Technology Specialist John Cower.  

Whether it be using your mobile phone to call a friend or reading the screen on your iPad to a more complicated task like creating a spreadsheet on your computer John explains exactly how a tech specialist can assist you in any number of your technology goals.

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