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.
My trip here to Vietnam with Vision 2020 Australia has already been an incredible one and we are only at day three. I have been able to experience firsthand the amazing work that has been achieved and I am incredibly excited for this journey to continue.
According to the latest WHO report on disability, over one billion people in the world live with disabilities and about 80 per cent of these people live in developing countries. There exists a strong undeniable direct link between disability and poverty.
To be honest, I probably had an inkling that I needed glasses. Well, it had at least crossed my mind that it wouldn’t be a bad idea to get my eyes tested. But did I? The short answer is no.