What do we mean when we talk about visual independence for students who are Blind or Vision Impaired? Is this something that can be taught? Is there a sequence we should follow? Thought leader Dr Anne Corn shares her thoughts in this fascinating episode!
Technology has brought about many changes in our lives, particularly for people with a disability. This week, we speak with Mike Corrigan from the RIDBC School Services (VI) team and explore some of the ways technology has supported the independence of people who are blind or have vision impairment.
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Life’s not easy when you’re a teenager – and if you’re deaf or hard of hearing, it can be even trickier. Hear for You provide mentor and support to make the bumpy teenage ride a little smoother!
This week, we speak with David Brady, CEO of Hear for You, about the importance of mentoring for deaf teenagers.
What is a wearable white cane? Can we support the early orientation and mobility development of infants and toddlers with vision impairment and blindness? Listen in to find out more!
Think you aren’t a maths person and don’t have a ‘maths brain’? Lynelle Campbell thinks its all a matter of the right kind of numeracy education! Listen in to her thoughts in this week’s podcast!
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In this week's episode, we speak with returning guest, Andrew Kendrick, who talks with us about experience books, and their relevance in language and listening skills.
Today, we speak to Dr. Amy Szarkowski , a psychologist who specializes in working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Amy serves as the Clinical Director for the Children’s Center for Communication/Beverly School for the Deaf, and speaks with us today about the importance of pragmatics.
In this episode, we speak with returning guest Andrew Spencer, Manager of Library and Information Services at the RIDBC Renwick Centre Library, about evidence based practice and its importance within various fields.
In this episode of the podcast, we speak with Harzita Hashim, Best Practice Lead for Vision, about the importance of choosing and reading books for children who are blind or have low vision.
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Dr Rosenblum shares suggestions for parents & teachers to support students with vision impairment with travel, including strategies for personal locomotion (walking & bike riding), public transport & ride sharing.