Welcome to the
VI Family Network
The VI Family Network provides links to Australian low vision resources, newsletters from partner organisations and events that families might like to find out about. The VI Family Network is also home to the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register.
The Australian Childhood
Vision Impairment Register
The Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register is sponsored by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, in partnership with low vision service providers, education providers, and eye health professionals across Australia. The aim of the Register is to collect data to build an accurate picture of Australian children with vision impairment. The data is used by groups who provide services to children with vision impairment and also by researchers working in the field of childhood eye and vision disorders.
CENTRE FOR EYE HEALTH – providing an extensive range of advanced eye imaging and diagnostic services
Click here to go to this useful website Funded by Guide Dogs Association NSW – partnering with The University of New South Wales Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) is an initiative of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and The University of New South Wales. It is Australia’s first...
Wow – some really great resources for people with Print Disability. Some good learning tools for children as well as adults. Explore and enjoy! Australian and New Zealand Accessible Graphics Group (ANZAGG) Opens in a new window: ANZAGG is a standing...
This is a great resource with access to guidelines for designing tactile illustrations for children’s book, designing of accessible signage for people with vision impairment – click on the link to read more Accessible Image List Opens in a new window:...
MAY 18 2017 Join us on Thursday, May 18 2017 and mark the sixth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different...
Jason Swift, Director and Auctioneer of Hodges Mentone has turned his hand to music, for a great cause. “Sweet, I’m Swifty” is a fun and catchy rap song, written and produced in Jason’s native London tongue “Cockney Rhyming Slang” and will be released on iTunes on 9...
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