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SPEVI New Zealand presents the Barbara Armitage Award to people who have made a unique contribution to the blind and low vision education sector, particularly in the areas of leadership, innovation and commitment.
Details and a list of proud recipients of the Barbara Armitage Award can be found here.

SPEVI Australia may offer Honorary Life Membership to any SPEVI member who, in the opinion of the SPEVI Committee of Management, has made an outstanding contribution to the field of education of persons with vision impairment. SPEVI Special Recognition Awards can also be awarded.
The overview of proud recipients of the Honorary Life Membership or SPEVI Special Recognition Award can be found here.