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23 Nov 2018
This year IDPwD has a strong connection to the blind and low vision community, with Gerrard Gosens OAM named as the 2018 Patron.
20 Nov 2018
The white cane is an important tool for independence and mobility among people who are blind or have low vision. Read on for what you need to know about the history and use of white canes. 
16 Nov 2018
Vision Australia's Low Vision Feast attracted cooks who are blind or have low vision to work alongside top Perth chefs.
16 Nov 2018
New research from the CNIB Foundation, Vision Australia and the Blind Foundation of New Zealand found people with sight loss are significantly less likely to be employed full time compared to their sighted counterparts.
15 Nov 2018
This is my most asked question: How much can you see? Before I can answer this complex question, I need to explain the difference between the terms legally blind and low vision as there is lots of confusion when I am asked. Vision Australia defines the two terms as follows:
15 Nov 2018
As Christmas approaches, it’s time for children to write that all important letter to Santa with what they’d like for Christmas.
15 Nov 2018
This week’s Talking Vision focuses on two very different topics, with discussions about mental health and wellbeing as well as Carols By Candlelight.
14 Nov 2018
Our #Vision4Vic campaign has extensively highlighted the barriers people who are blind or have low vision face to finding employment in the lead-up the to 2018 Victorian State Election.
13 Nov 2018
Like countless other advancements over time, the invention of braille involved a good pinch of luck and trial and error.
13 Nov 2018
Don’t Eat the Whole Elephant uses the lived experiences of people who are blind or have low vision to explore the challenges vision loss can have on wellbeing and the strategies that can be used to overcome them.