Educational Support for Students with Low Vision

Glen Morrow

  • Onsite
    August 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Online (via Adobe Connect)
    August 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This event is for teachers, support staff, families and visiting teachers.

Here is the program for the day:

8.30 Registration
9.00 Low Vision: What’s it like? – Staff of SVRC
10.20 Welcome & Vision Impairment – What is it & how do we assess it?
10:35 SVRC Website – Glen Morrow
10:45 Morning Tea
11.05 Strategies to Support the Student with Low Vision in the Classroom – Lee Clarke
11:50 Technology for Success at School – Lea Nagel
12:40 Lunch (includes optional tour of the SVRC)
1:20 Concurrent Sessions:
– Orientation & Mobility – Staff of Guide Dogs Victoria
– iPad Accessibility for Low Vision Users – Glen Morrow
2.10 The Vision Impaired Student in Your Classroom – Individual, Social and Family Perspectives – Geoff Bowen, Psychologist, SVRC
3.00 Let’s Hear It from the Students Themselves
3.30 Close

Download a PDF version of the program/flyer here

You can get to SVRC via public transport and there is limited car parking available. See our Contact Us page for details.



Venue Phone: (03) 9841 0242

Venue Website:

370 Springvale Rd, Donvale, VIC, 3111, Australia

The Statewide Vision Resource Centre is located in the grounds of the Heatherwood School at 370 Springvale Rd, Donvale. There is some car parking available at the Manningham Donvale Indoor Sports Centre next door. Public Transport is available via the 902, 271 and 273 buses. You can catch the 902 from Nunawadding Station, heading towards Airport West. The trip takes about 5-8 minutes.