Congenital deafblindness workshops around Australia
Workshops offered in all states and territories
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Deafblind Information Australia project officers will host a series of one day workshops around Australia from June to December 2021.
The interactive workshop is suitable for education staff, therapy professionals, families and others caring for or providing services to people born without full vision and hearing. Topics include definitions, causes, maximising functional vision and hearing, teaching and learning strategies and deafblind communication. Bring questions and case studies for personalised learning. The workshops have been funded by an NDIS Information Linkages and Capacity Building Grant and are free to attend. Bookings essential.
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On booking, please advise of any access requirements e.g. Auslan interpreters, alternative format preferences
New South Wales
Sydney: Wednesday September 29, 2021
Coffs Harbour : Thursday September 30, 2021
Brisbane: Friday 1st October, 2021
Perth: Friday June 18, 2021
Victoria (Postponed due to travel uncertainties with COVID)
Bendigo, Ballarat, Melbourne
June 28 to 30, 2021
Australian Capital Territory (Postponed due to COVID restrictions)
Canberra: Friday July 2, 2021
NT & SA coming soon.
To join the mailing list to find out about new resource releases on congenital deafblindness or enquire about bring a workshop to your area email Deafblind Information Australia