Parramatta PD Workshop: Impact of vision loss on daily life

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Vision Australia Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street, Parramatta

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Learn about services that can support your patients to live more independently and to continue doing the things they love. Experience the latest in adaptive technology, including immersive virtual reality goggles that simulate various eye conditions.

Date Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Time 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue Vision Australia Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street, Parramatta

Cost $45 per person
Catering Canapes and beverages on arrival

Itinerary
6.00pm – 6.30pm: Registration & canapes
6:30pm – 7:15pm: Clinical presentations
7:15pm – 7:45pm: Seeing Eye Dogs, orientation and mobility, and meet a Seeing Eye Dog User
7:45pm – 8:15pm: Demonstration of Adaptive Technology


Presenters – vision loss specialists

  • Paul Adrian, Senior Instructor, Seeing Eye Dogs
  • Jarryd Busuttil, Regional Practice Leader and Occupational Therapist
  • Rolf Geerlings, Regional Business Manager Sydney North & North West
  • Nabill Jacob, Clinical Relationship Manager

Learning topics

  • Overview of common eye conditions and their impact on vision.
  • Impact of vision loss on daily living activities and supportive strategies.
  • Learn about how adaptive technology can assist people with vision loss to complete daily tasks safely and more efficiently, and how to access information more easily.
  • Experience our ‘See Like Me’ virtual reality technology:
    Simulation of major eye conditions through immersive technology, to enhance understanding of the impact of vision loss, and how modifications to their environment can greatly impact your patient’s functional vision.
  • Learn about the impact of vision loss on moving around safely and independently and how Seeing Eye Dogs can support this.
  • Experience a simulated eye condition.
  • Identify when, why and how to refer your clients to Vision Australia’s specialist services.

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Vision Australia Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street, Parramatta

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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