SPEVI 2017 Conference
The 2017 Biennial SPEVI Conference "Shining the Light on Vision Education" took place in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia) from 8th to 12th January. This successful event brought together the best minds in vision education from around Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific with participation from the UK and Denmark.
We are pleased to announce that in 2019 the Conference will be held in Perth, hosted by SPEVI WA.

SPEVI is a dynamic organisation, actively working for its members.
The South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) Inc. is the major professional association for educators of students with vision impairments in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific region. SPEVI acts as the professional body in matters pertaining to the education and support of persons who are blind, have low vision, deaf-blindness, or additional disabilities. SPEVI membership is open to educators, professionals and parent groups who support and promote education for persons with vision impairment.

SPEVI - South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment Inc - Reg. No. INC9889733

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With vibrant leadership teams in Australia and New Zealand and dedicated vision professionals throughout the Pacific, SPEVI couldn't be in better shape!

Let's meet one of the SPEVI leaders. Introducing Ms Carly Turnbull, President of SPEVI Australia!

Carly Turnbull has worked as a specialist teacher for students with vision impairment in Queensland and in New South Wales for 16 years. Currently, Carly works as a Specialist Teacher (Vision) for the Department of Education on the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales. Carly is the recipient of the 2014 IOOF NSW Premier’s Teachers Scholarship and has completed field research across Australia and in New Zealand surrounding the current trends in optical low vision aid use and access to print for students with low vision in Australian schools. She is currently engaged in field research exploring the G Suite extension "Read and Write for Google Chrome" and its applications to support for learners with low vision and learning difficulties. Carly is passionate about Active learning for students with vision impairment and multiple impairment, digital access to print, and playing on the weekends on the beach with her two girls and her hubby.

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