Braille Maths Workshop

SVRC's Braille Maths Workshop is coming up on September 20. It's 9:30am to 1pm, it's all about  ... well Braille Maths - and IT'S FREE!

So ... interested?

Find out more and register here!

IMPORTANT: PARKING AT STATEWIDE VISION RESOURCE CENTRE

SVRC is situated within the grounds of Heatherwood School (370 Springvale Road, Donvale).

The Heatherwood School carpark now CLOSED for the remainder of 2018.

If you are visiting SVRC, please note that the Heatherwood carpark can no longer be used. Heatherwood are undergoing a substantial building program.

SVRC parking is now in the lower carpark of the Manningham Donvale Indoor Sports Centre (DISC) just North of Heatherwood’s entrance. Enter the school grounds via the gate between us and the DISC and SVRC is on the left, past the house which is Heatherwood’s temporary office.

Manningham DISC – 360-368 Springvale Road, Donvale.

Accessible excursion ideas

Did you know that IMAX at the Melbourne Museum has some audio described educational movies?

If you go to their website imaxmelbourne.com.au, click ‘Education’ then ‘Film Library’ and then ‘Read More’ for each film, there will be a symbol, ‘AD’ telling you if that movie has audio description.

Some films also have Closed Captions (‘CC’) for hearing impaired students. You can also ask for touch access to some of the exhibits at the Museum.

Please share with us your schools’ ideas for accessible excursions.

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