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Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in 79th year 

Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in 79th year 

Ron Hooton

At the heart of Carols by Candlelight are the children who are blind or have low vision. Chief Executive Officer for Vision Australia Ron Hooton shares how proceeds from the iconic event go towards much needed services. Read more →

Bringing technology to life in a low vision world

Bringing technology to life in a low vision world

Eye Health Hero David Woodbridge loves his job as an Adaptive Technology Consultant at Vision Australia where he helps improve the quality of life or independance of people who are blind or vision impaired through the use of adaptive technology. Read more →

Vision Australia and the NDIS

Vision Australia and the NDIS

Graeme Craig

A year on from the launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Trial Sites, Vision 2020 Australia is hosting a series of blogs dedicated to the NDIS. In this installment Vision Australia’s Graeme Craig, General Manager NDIS Demonstration Sites, reflects on the progress so far.  Read more →

Facing the challenges of vision loss

Facing the challenges of vision loss

Amanda Clayson

Adjusting to living life with vision loss can prove to be challenging. Amanda writes an honest and heartening blog on how her mum came to terms with, and adjusted to life with severe vision loss.  Read more →

Vision Australia staff trained to manage depressive symptoms using problem-solving therapy

Vision Australia staff trained to manage depressive symptoms using problem-solving therapy

Edith Holloway

Depression is a serious health concern in Australia and affects approximately 1 in 3 individuals with low vision. For a person who has a vision impairment, depression can lead to increased levels of disability, reduced quality of life and interfere with and restrict rehabilitation outcomes (such as the use of optical devices and aids). Read more →

New telehealth services for vision impaired children in regional and remote Australia

New telehealth services for vision impaired children in regional and remote Australia

Natalie Kaine

Natalie Kaine, an Occupational Therapist based in Vision Australia’s Sydney office, blogs about using video conferencing to connect with her clients in regional and remote NSW. Read more →

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