A Touch of Music - Including Vision Impaired Students in Music Programs

SVRC's 'A Touch of Music' professional learning program. It's a half day opportunity to learn about when, what, where and how students can learn Braille Music!

April 24, 9am - 1pm.
Cost: $44

Eventbrite - A Touch of Music - Including Braille Reading Students in your Music Program

Announcing New Dot Power Dates for 2018

Dot Power is the SVRC program for young children whose primary reading medium is braille.

Based around the Expanded Core Curriculum, Dot Power is designed to encourage students to get as much braille under their fingers as is possible in one day!

Eligible Victorian students from 4 years old (pre-school) to Year 3 are invited to participate in the SVRC Dot Power Program.

Prior to 2018, Dot Power has been a termly day at the SVRC, where students participate in group activities designed to offer opportunities to read and write braille. 1:1 assistance is provided as required. Each day features a theme: a postman delivering letters, a mother bird feeding its babies, pizza-making, braille music, the Paralympics etc.

Dot Power is also an extremely valuable learning opportunity for family members, ES staff and teachers to find out how best to include students who are blind in educational activities.

Read more about the Dot Power Program.

Support Skills Dates for 2018

Need to know which group comes in when? Well you can find out here! 

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