Participate How To Guide: Registration

March 24, 2017

Vision Australia Access Technology Specialist Damian McMorrow has produced a handy how to guide for using participate.visionaustralia.org with screen-reading software. This installment covers user registration and logging into the platform.

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The impacts of the NDIS on the Mobility Allowance

March 20, 2017

By 2020 the Mobility Allowance won’t exist.  In this interview, Karen Knight explores what this means for members of the blindness and low vision community who sign up to the NDIS, choose not to join the scheme or leave it at a future date, or are aged over 65.

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Kevin discusses blind soccer

March 9, 2017

Kevin  plays blind soccer and also has played goalball at four Paralympic games. We discuss the technicalities of both games and what Kevin enjoys most about these sports.

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Beth and Telelink Women’s Group

March 7, 2017

Beth talks about how she enjoys being part of Vision Australia’s all-female monthly telephone support group whose members encourage and inspire each other by sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences.

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What the Feelix Library means to us.

March 2, 2017

A foster mother to a young boy who lives with low vision and other disabilities, Julie shares how her family looks forward to each time they recieve a new kit from Vision Australia's Feelix Library. 

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Audio labellers

February 17, 2017

Audio labellers are a handy way for people who are blind or have low vision to mark up items in their homes to help them navigate their surroundings. Vision Stores's Julie Scott explains what audio labels are and how people who are blind or have low vision can use them with the objects in their home. For more information, visit the Vision Australia website.

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Tips and tricks for a better grocery shopping experience

February 17, 2017

Beth shares her tips and tricks for a better grocery shopping experience when you are blind or have low vision.

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Sue-Ann Hanson: Why goalball is my perfect sport

February 13, 2017

One of the few sports designed for people who are blind or have low vision, goalball has reopened the world of competive sport for Sue-Ann Hanson. 

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Robert Neale: Why I look forward to my audio book club

February 7, 2017

Robert Neale has been a member of a Vision Australia audio book club for a number of years, in this interview he explains what the club has come to mean to him.

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The Secrets to Managing a Fashionable Wardrobe with Kate

February 2, 2017

Fashionista Kate chats about how to maintain a fashionable wardrobe.

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