Navigating the way to independence. For Claremont resident Suzanne Sheppard, life couldn’t be better.
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Deafblind and proud! Launceston resident Carol Brown lives an independent life. Deafblindness means a person has either partial or complete loss of both their vision and hearing.
Would you like to contribute to our organisation so we can better understand what we’re doing well and how we could improve?
Well know’s your chance. We’re establishing Client and Carer Reference Groups, so find out how you can get involved.
It’s been a hat-trick for our Speech Pathologist Monique Ziegelaar who was singled out for three awards in this year’s NDS Disability Support Awards in WA.
Monique came top in one and was a finalist in the other two.
Our clients have been telling us how much they appreciated our wellness calls during the recent pandemic.
It was during one of those calls that we spoke to former Commando, Private Harold Vernon Durant who mentioned his ‘Dawn Driveway’ commemoration for Anzac Day.
Harold is 98-years-old and has very limited vision but was keen to share his life story with us.
During this year’s National Volunteer week, the Glenorchy City Council held their 2020 volunteer awards online. The ceremony acknowledged Glenorchy residents who were nominated for their passion and dedication to volunteering.
Our very own Monica Lockley was awarded for her commitment to the community for over 1000 hours of volunteering.
Our Board members at VisAbility come from diverse backgrounds with different specialities, but all are committed to supporting our organisation.
One of them, Prof Iain Murray is a distinguished academic who recently received a top award in recognition of his work in the field of assistive technology.
Find out what motivates him to do the work he does.
We all know that continuity of care benefits clients with long term conditions and that’s especially true for younger clients.
It’s why we’re keen to continue our partnership with schools to deliver online therapy.
Find out how we can help you.
If feedback is anything to go by, one of our most popular practical group therapy courses would probably be the Living Well program.
People who have completed this six-week course have told us that it has been extremely beneficial knowing there are strategies and tools which exist to make day-to-day activities easier.
On Global Accessibility Awareness Day we want you to try our challenge and find W-a11y.
He can only be found using alt text. Why W-ally? Because the a11y has become a well known acronym for accessibility, with 11 letters between the ‘a’ and the ‘y’ so it become a11y.