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Visionaries – Sinead Bryant

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This is Sinead. Career-driven, newly married and loving life. Living with vision impairment has not always been easy. But that’s never stopped Sinead achieving her goals. A determined and confident woman, Sinead helps others with similar experiences overcome their disability. This is her story. Visionaries – Sinead’s Story from VisAbility on Vimeo.

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Image of Sinead wearing a VisAbility shirt, and pink jacket. Smiling at the camera

Our Visionaries

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“Role models can teach you to love and respect yourself” – Tionne Watkins. Role models inspire us, ground us and encourage us. Family, friends, teachers, leaders. As a child, role models play an important role. They help you navigate paths that may be shrouded in fear, doubt or insecurity. Now imagine if you’re living with a…

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Creative possibilities for living with low vision

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  Last month VisAbility’s Occupational therapist Naomi Gilson represented Tasmania and spoke at the Vic-Tas Regional Conference in Melbourne for Occupational Therapists. Naomi’s topic ‘Creative possibilities for living with low vision’, touched on why occupational therapists are ideally positioned to take up the challenge. Diminished capacity and loss of confidence due to vision impairment often…

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My Vision, My Choice

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change that affects all people with disability. Every person with disability has different goals and needs. And each person’s experience of the NDIS will be different. My Vision, My Choice is an online portal developed by VisAbility through funding provided by the (former) Disability Services Commission.…

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Bringing a Bright Future to Job Seekers

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We are proud to announce VisAbility’s new five-year Disability Employment Services program, CoAct Employment Services, which launches this month. This program will be run in partnership with CoAct, a national provider of employment services in Australia, for people with a sensory disability (individuals who are vision impaired and hearing impaired) in both Western Australia and…

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