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SPEVI Community of Practice (CoP) for Parents and Carers of children/young people with blindness and low vision

When: TBC.

Open to members and non-members of SPEVI who are Parents and Carers of children and young people with blindness and low vision. We do encourage parents to join SPEVI.

In the first session of this Community of Practice, on Tuesday 10 October 2023, participants discussed some key topics about caring for children with blindness and low vision. Future sessions will have guest speakers to address and discuss these topics. 

Co-facilitators: Melissa Fanshawe, co-president, SPEVI and Melinda Whipp, parent volunteer facilitator on the Vision Australia Parent Community (both parents of teenagers with blindness and low vision).
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Next meeting: TBC

Meeting dates for 2024