Our interactive training workshops provide an opportunity for participants to gain knowledge and insight into vision loss and impairment.
Individuals with vision impairment, parents or carers
If you are an individual living with vision impairment, or a parent or carer of someone with low vision, please visit our Group Programs page for more information about the practical training we can offer such as Braille Classes, Smart Devices Clinic, Cooking Skills and more.
Alternatively, please complete our short form to enquire about vision support services and one of our friendly team will contact you to discuss how we can support you to live independently now and into the future.
Corporate Training and Workshops
These workshops are designed for employers or businesses that work with people with vision impairment in a corporate or supported living environment.
Living with vision impairment
Gain strategies for everyday life and learn to utilise assistive technology to help individuals to live independently at home, work or in the community.
Living with vision impairment (Human-guide experience)
Human guide training includes learning how to safely guide a person with vision impairment.
Day in the life of a person with vision impairment
Gain insight into what a typical day might entail with vision impairment and discuss how strategies and assistive technology can be used, together with support for AT solutions eg. digital talking book players etc.
Supporting people with vision impairment in supported living environments
Gain an overview of vision impairment and how you can be a supportive carer by understanding accessible information and completing our human guide training.
Learn to create accessible Word documents in this 4 hour course. Ensure documents can be accessed by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make social media accessible in this 4 hour course to ensure content can be accessed by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how use Mailchimp accessibility features to create emails that can be read by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make PDFs accessible in Adobe Acrobat DC Pro. Ensure documents can be read by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make a PDF accessible in Adobe InDesign in this 6 hour course. Ensure documents can be read by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make accessible EPUB documents in this four hour course to ensure documents can be read by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make presentations and slideshows accessible in this two hour course.
Learn how to ensure your online meetings or workshops can be accessed by people living with low vision.
Learn how to make accessible reflowable EPUB documents. Ensure documents can be read by people living with vision impairment.
Learn how to make documents more accessible in this four hour course, to ensure printed material can be read by people living with vision impairment or other print disabilities.
Learn how to write and create documents in Easy English in this 4 hour course, to ensure your documents can be understood by all people in the community.
Our Disability Access Consultants offer a range of services to assist in making your online platforms and physical spaces accessible to all people. VisAbility is represented at a number of Access and Inclusion Advisory Groups including:
- Town of Victoria Park
- City of Belmont
- Perth Airport
- WA Electoral Commission
- City of Wanneroo
- City of Subiaco
- City of Perth
Our training courses and workshops are available at your workplace or another preferred location. They can also be hosted at Perron Place, 61 Kitchener Ave, Victoria Park.
Our preferred video conference tool is Microsoft Teams, but if you require an alternative platform, we are happy to discuss the options available.
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