NEWS Flash 1: You are invited to participate in a SPEVI Survey to determine the preferred term for “dual media”.
The term “dual media” is generally used to refer to the combined use of print and braille for information access and communication. However, with current developments in digital technology and the increasing availability of such technology as low cost refreshable braille displays and voice output software, children and adults with vision impairment tend to use a range of literacy media (reading and writing methods), depending upon the situation and the technology available. You are invited to select your preferred term, with a short comment. For more information, please read the  SPEVI Survey. Please return your responses by email to frances.gentle@ridbc.org.au, no later than 30th May 2016. The SPEVI Committee of Management will advise members and colleagues of the results.

NEWS Flash 2: The SPEVI Committee of Management invites SPEVI members to participate in the 2015/16 Annual General Meeting (AGM) that will be held by teleconference on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 4.30pm Eastern Standard Time. The AGM will address the annual requirements of the NSW Office of Fair Trading’s Rules of Incorporation. It will not include voting for office bearer positions as this takes place during our biennial conferences. Also, the JSPEVI Editorial Committee for the 2016 Issue welcomes contributions...

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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.

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