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10 Mar 2021
Keeping in touch with family and friends is important for everyone and our Vision Store has a range of accessible phone options to help you! Specifically designed for people who are blind or have low vision, the Vision Store stocks a huge range of phones including mobile phones, cordless phones, talking phones, large button phones and more.
09 Mar 2021
The number of participants in Vision Australia's LEAP program has doubled year-over-year, find out what is attracting people to join the program!
04 Mar 2021
When I was younger, if anyone talked about my blindness it was always in relation to whether or not I could move around independently or make tea without spilling it. No one ever talked about what is was like being unable to read the books I wanted to.
04 Mar 2021
Perth kids who are blind or have low vision are set to get their hands on the latest equipment designed to help them learn vital literacy and STEM skills thanks to Vision Australia.
02 Mar 2021
After almost six years Vision Australia Radio’s flagship program Talking Vision is set to have a new voice bringing the latest from the blind and low vision community to listeners.
26 Feb 2021
With more than 82 million household viewers in the first month alone, the Netflix mini-series Bridgerton is making hearts beat faster and spawning plenty of office water cooler conversations (albeit on Zoom) for its ‘love’ scenes on the stairwell.
23 Feb 2021
Western Australians deserve the same access to subsidised transport as the rest of Australia, but Western Australia is currently well behind other states. With an election looming, Vision Australia is asking for equality for those with blind and low vision, who rely heavily on public transport.
23 Feb 2021
Vision Australia recently partnered with the LEGO® Foundation to bring LEGO ® Braille Bricks to Australia. The idea is that the bricks, which have braille on them as well as a raised letter that corresponds to the braille alphabet, can be used for inclusive education
23 Feb 2021
After recently joining Vision Australia, paediatric occupational therapist Samantha can’t wait to start supporting children and young people who are blind or have low vision and their families.
15 Feb 2021
Across Australia, Vision Australia’s audio description team is making attending the theatre, opera or ballet more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision.