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Impact of Vision Loss on Daily Life

Date: 26/06/2019

Venue: Vision Australia, Level 1, 3 Rosslyn Street West Leederville, WA 6007 , WA, 6007

Provider: Vision Australia

Contact: Kate Verukuylen, [E] Kate.Verukuylen@visionaustralia.org, [P] 0419 594 211

Learning Objectives

  • Overview of common eye conditions & their impact on vision.
  • Impact of vision loss on daily living activities and supportive strategies.
  • Learn about how adaptive technology can assist people with vision loss to complete daily tasks safely and more efficiently, and how to access information more easily.
  • Experience our ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality technology: Demonstration of major eye diseases, through immersive technology which was developed by Vision Australia to enhance understanding of the impact of vision loss, and how modifications can greatly impact your patient’s functional vision.
  • Learning about the impact of vision loss on moving around safely and independently.
  • Identifying when, why and how to refer to Vision Australia’s specialist services.

Max points awarded: 5.00

Session Information

Name
Low vision Presentation and overview
Activity Type
Face to Face without Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
2.00
Name
• Adaptive technology, including ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality experience
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
• Orientation and mobility basics and meet a white cane user
Activity Type
Face to Face Small Workshop
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50

NameActivity TypeTherapeutic?Manufacturer/
Supplier?
Points for attending &
Passing Assessment
Low vision Presentation and overviewFace to Face without AssessmentNoNo2.00
• Adaptive technology, including ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality experienceFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo1.50
• Orientation and mobility basics and meet a white cane userFace to Face Small WorkshopNoNo1.50