Like everyone else at the moment, VisAbility is introducing measures to ensure the safety and protection of our clients during the coronavirus outbreak. We know that the elderly and people with compromised immune systems are most at risk, so we are taking all the necessary steps to support people and keep COVID19 at bay. We…
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.
An equal world is an enabled world is a mantra that resonates with Kim Ryan who has spent the last two decades helping people to live their lives more independently
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.
Imagine a community hub which provides endless activities and services to thousands of people.
The Perron Community Centre is being launched here at VisAbility which will provide just that.
It will bring together groups and people from different backgrounds and abilities so they can take part in both leisure and corporate activities.
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.
VisAbility welcomes two new speech pathology students.
Katherine and Georgia have plenty of enthusiasm and a real thirst to learn. To find out more about what they’d be doing at VisAbility. We caught up with them to (naturally) talk further.
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.
We are fortunate enough to live in a developed country which offers excellent support services to people with vision loss.
But what about people living in countries which are underdeveloped such as Botswana?
VisAbility is proud to offer some mentoring advice to the Botswana Association for the Blind and Partially Sighted which has strengthened the organisation. Andrew Lyons, our Partnership and Development Manager has been explaining how this came about.
By listening to our community we can gather information about issues which are important and can develop strategies and priorities for the future which meet peoples’ needs.