Register for the SPEVI 2020 Conference
Registration is now open for SPEVI’s Conference in Adelaide SA, from 12-15 January 2020! The Conference theme is 'Creating a Clear Vision for the Future'.
You can register here for the SPEVI 2020 Conference.
The Conference will be held in the Pullman Adelaide, a centrally located venue with easy access to the city centre, transport, accommodation and local attractions.The Conference website provides all important information about the conference venue, registration fees, inclusions, social events etc. The Call for Abstracts is now closed. The SPEVI Local Organising Committee thanks all who submitted an abstract. The quality of abstracts was outstanding, and will ensure a variety of relevant and informative sessions will be available.
Author feedback will be provided by 16 August 2019.
Current SPEVI members enjoy a discounted rate to attend the Conference
You can now simply register online. So what's stopping you?! Go to the Join page and click on the link for your preferred SPEVI membership category. The online system should guide you through the registration process.
Extended Call for Submission JSPEVI Journal 2019
The deadline for submission to the JSPEVI Journal 2019 has been extended to 30th September 2019. Please consider putting in a submission so we can continue to share our knowledge and skills in this very important area. Your submission does not have to be an academic research paper - practice reports, case studies, and news of what is happening in your region is very welcome! For details and submission guidelines see the website.
Frances Gentle, Phia Damsma and Sharon Duncan
The South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) 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 professionals and parents/caregivers supporting children and adults with vision impairment, including general teachers and specialist teachers (vision impairment), allied health professionals, orientation mobility specialists and assistive technology consultants. 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 is a dynamic organisation, actively working for its members. It is registered as an incorporated organisation in Australia (Registration Number INC9889733) and New Zealand.
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