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Orientation & Mobility (O&M) and congenital deafblindness webinar

A young boy with brown overalls is holding a white cane in his left hand. With his right hand, he is holding onto a stone wall. The wall's height goes up to just below his shoulders. He is walking and looking towards the ground.People with deafblindness can benefit from the development of Orientation and Mobility (O&M) skills. These enable them to understand their surroundings, know where they are, and to move through their environment safely and independently. The webinar will be live captioned and Auslan interpreted. Content includes:

  • overview of O&M
  • making sense of the world without vision and hearing
  • use of touch and haptics
  • using mobility aids
  • environmental adaptations
  • real-life experiences of people with deafblindness using O&M
  • audience questions

Date: Tuesday 30th May, 2023

Time: 9am AWST / 10:30am ACST / 11am AEST

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: Grant funded. No charge to attend.

Click here to register for the webinar