Surely there is no better way to celebrate World Health Day, than to focus attention on the many positives of keeping physically fit? This is especially true with the current pandemic which is leaving many of us feeling isolated.
Category: Be Empowered
VisAbility is delivering a new program aimed at empowering parents to encourage effective communication and interaction between themselves and their child.
‘It Takes Two to Talk’ produced by Hanen offers practical guidance and support and includes home visits.
When it comes to leadership sometimes two heads are better than one.
Just ask joint team leaders Annie Waugh and Laura Hawkins at VisAbility’s Children and Youth Services, North and East Teams.
Find out why their job share is so successful.
New technology is keeping children busy. So much so that at VisAbility we’ve noticed a decline in sporting participation.
Now we’re on a mission to change that and have set up a Sport Steering Committee to encourage greater sport involvement among the blind and low vision community.
The WA Blind Golf Association is at risk of closure because of dwindling numbers.
Now there’s a drive to encourage more blind cricketers to the sport again. Free introductory sessions are planned fro March.
Do you know about our Exercise Physiology service we offer at VisAbility?
One client who’s a regular to our Exercise Clinic is John Griffiths or ‘Griffo’ as he likes to be called.
Kane Perris, VisAbility Therapy Assistant has designed a special program for him to improve his muscle mass for better movement and function and John is reaping great results.
❝If you learn to play a musical instrument such as a guitar, you’ll always have a friend for life.❞
Powerful words from Les Brooks from Bunbury, an avid musician and guitar enthusiast who’s been making his own cigar box and lap steel slide guitars for fourteen years.
Do you have your own personal style? It was a question asked to our vision impaired clients who attended our ‘Look Good, Feel Confident’ series of workshops. The group program consisted of three sessions, developed and facilitated by one of our qualified occupational therapists, Rebecca Comber-Short. Aspects covered included wardrobe management, make-up and grooming, and…
The rise of the digital age means we are less socially connected than ever before. Being socially connected is about building personal relationships with others, the bonds we forge and the rapports we establish. We know there are many benefits if we have strong connections including better physical and mental health. The beginnings of Befriend…
Does Australia have enough homes built with accessibility at the forefront of design? Sadly, it seems not. Latest figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that 36% of households contain a person with a disability. However, there’s only a few specially-built homes which are accessible to all. That’s why it’s always refreshing to learn…