Skill Power

The Statewide Vision Resource Centre conducts a program of hands-on workshops during the year for class and subject teachers, integration teachers and aides, therapists, family members and Visiting Teachers.

The workshops are conducted by staff of the SVRC and/or by staff of partner organisations who are specialists in a particular item of technology and/or other area of the Expanded Core Curriculum.

We are able to offer many of these sessions via video-link or web-based conferencing software (online learning) – please be in touch!

The following sessions generally appear in the annual Skill Power program:

  • Abacus
  • Braille Maths & Tactual Graphicacy
  • Braille Music
  • BrailleNote
  • Computer without the Mouse
  • Duxbury Translation and Embossing
  • Electronic Magnification
  • iPad – accessibility, connectivity etc
  • JAWS
  • Mac and iOS accessibility
  • MAGic
  • NVDA
  • Ozzie Dots – beginning braille
  • Pearl & OpenBook
  • Setting up the Computer for LV Users
  • Victor Reader
  • Vision Impairments eg Albinism
  • ZoomText

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please request a session!

Please note:

  • Skill Power workshops are held at the SVRC
  • Skill Power workshops are free of charge (please BYO lunch)
  • BYO your laptop with the software loaded OR the item of technology if possible
  • Registration is essential – occasionally a program is cancelled at short notice and we’d like to make sure that we can notify you!

For more information, please contact us.