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Move with Mim

in Latest News, Our Team's Vision

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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Strong Eyes, Strong Communities – a five year vision for the Indigenous community

The statistics don’t make comfortable reading. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are three times more likely than non-Indigenous people to be blind or have low vision. They also wait much longer for cataract surgery, up to 63% longer. But now a planned initiative aims to reverse that trend and to help people experiencing vision…

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Between the cracks

in Latest News, Stories of Independence

Award winning Tasmanian Artist Duncan Meerding always had a passion for creating. When his vision deteriorated in 2005, he was left with less than 5 per cent vision concentrated around the peripheral field. At that point he didn’t think he could make anything again. ‘I was lucky enough to find out about a safety course…

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Reunited thanks to VisAbility – a long lost friendship

Reunion stories can be so uplifting, when people meet as friends, form strong bonds, but then circumstances mean they lose touch before meeting again. At VisAbility we have our own reunion story with an unusual twist. Holiday program As a child Marija Clark, Social Worker at VisAbility, participated in school holiday programs held by the…

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