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‘Power of positivity’ helps Harrison beat cancer

Behind Harrison’s easy smile lies a strength and resolve to live life fully, giving him a maturity well beyond his years. Full of gratitude and positivity – with just a hint of cheekiness – Harrison’s outlook on life is infectious. But as a young boy Harrison faced a challenge that took him to the brink of giving up. This is Harrison’s story.

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VisAbility gave me a light. I could finally see a light after disability. I could get up in the morning again.

Edwina (client)

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Dog-Assisted Therapy helps regulate emotions for Tahnee

It may look odd – a dog kitted out in an overall having his paws painted by a ten-year old girl, but it’s just one of many activities a child can enjoy during a session of Dog-Assisted Therapy. Tahnee Neesham has Asperger’s. She’s just finishing six sessions of Dog-Assisted Therapy at VisAbility and her mum…

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Paw-some idea! Youngsters ‘Test Drive a Guide Dog’

We’ve held our first ever ‘Test Drive a Guide Dog’ workshop in Western Australia, for youngsters who may be considering a Guide Dog when they’re a bit older. Seven teenagers aged between 14 and 18 took part in the event held at VisAbility over the school holidays and all of them had some form of…

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Move with Mim

Physiotherapist Mim, is part of our amazing team at the Children’s Therapy Centre. She works primarily with children with disability to help them move and do things they have difficulty accomplishing. Her sessions are always fun, and always play based.

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Low Vision Menu launched Jul-EYE!

Leading the way for businesses across Tasmania, Hotel SOHO with the help of VisAbility launched their low-vision and braille menus during Jul-EYE (eye health month).

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