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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.


Learn to Code! Blind kids learn to code with new Ballyland app

Learn to Code! Blind kids learn to code with new Ballyland app Ballyland Code 1: Say Hello is  the first ever app  for iPad that introduces blind and visually impaired kids (5+) to computational thinking and coding. The app uses Audio Based Coding©. Get it now!  ...

pawesome Teenager’s Guide Dog Mobility Program

  Reminder, about our pawesome Teenager's Guide Dog Mobility Program Wednesday 11th and 12th December 2018. If you have an interest in using a Guide Dog as your mobility aid at some point in the future, then this program is for you. Click here to download a...


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