Papers 2020 Conference

Papers 2020 SPEVI Conference

The 2020 Conference of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) was held in Adelaide, South Australia from 12 – 15 January 2020. The quality of presentations was outstanding, from national and international practitioners and researchers.

Listed below are papers that were presented at the conference. The papers are listed alphabetically on authors' names.
You can download each paper by clicking on the appropriate link below. Please use appropriate referencing. Published with authors' consent.

Abbracciavento, C.
Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI) Adapted Materials
Abbracciavento - Cortical Vision Impairment Adapted Materials

Abbracciavento, C. and Elliot, R.
Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)
Abbracciavento, Elliott - Cortical Vision Impairment

Anderson, L.
Early Learning Group Experiences for Families of Children with Vision Loss
Anderson, Lara - Early Years Groups

Bishop, T.
Tactile Graphics to support emergent literacy the BLENNZ way
Bishop - Tactile Graphics to support emergent literacy the BLENNZ way

Campbell, J.
A clear vision for expanding a students' world
Campbell - A clear vision for expanding a students world

Christensen, C.
Technology and Braille Music Transcription. What are the possibilities?
Christensen - Technology and Braille Music transcription.

d'Apice, T.
Summary of results from "The study of braille reading fluency from students around Australia and New Zealand". Included is an outline of resources created as a result of the study
dApice - Braille Oral Reading Fluency

Damsma, P., and Beksa, J.
Hey Alexa, what can I learn at home? Accessible use of smart speakers for education of children who are blind or have low vision
Damsma, Beksa - Accessible use of smart speakers for education of children who are blind or have low vision

Damsma, P.
Accessible Teaching of Digital skills, for Today and the Future - Tips, tools and resources for young students who are blind or vision impaired
Damsma - Accessible Teaching of Digital skills, for Today and the Future

Farouk, B., Salafabisi, V., and Farouk, M.
Fiji Soceity for the Blind: Creating a Clear Vision for the Future
Farouk, Salafabisi, Farouk - Fiji Society for the Blind

Garrett, C.
Incorporating Versatility in the Design of Tactile Teaching Aids for Blind and Visually Impaired Students
Garrett - Incorporating versatility in the design of tactile teaching aids

Garrett, C.
Poster Presentation - A Modular Tactile System Designed to Aid Blind and Visually Impaired Students Understand the Complexities of Road Intersections
Garrett - A Modular tactile system designed to aid BVI students understand the complexities of road intersections

Gentle, F.
Global priorities in education for children with vision impairment
Gentle - Global priorities in education for children with vision impairment

Holloway, L., and Butler, M.
3D Printing for touch readers – A format for the future?
Holloway, Butler - 3D Printing for touch readers – A format for the future

Holloway, L., and Lewis, D.
Hands on 3D printed learning tools for tactile literacy
Holloway, Lewis - Hands on 3D printed learning tools for tactile literacy

McLinden, M.
Learning Through Touch: Supporting learners with multiple disabilities and vision impairment
McLinden - Learning Through Touch

McLinden, M., and Douglas, G.
Vision Impairment Education: What should we do as a field? Creating a ‘clear vision’ of the role of the specialist educator in a complex and changing world
McLinden, Douglas - Vision Impairment Education Future

McLinden, M., and Douglas, G.
Vision Impairment Education: Examining what ‘matters’ and what ‘works’ in our field
McLinden, Douglas - What Matters, What Works

Moloney, M., and Kircher, G.
Association between fussy eating and vision impairment in children and practical strategies for overcoming mealtime challenges
Moloney, Kircher - Mealtime Presentation

Nagel, L.
Support Skills - A Program for students with vision impairments from years 4 to 10
Nagel - SupportSkills

Nagel, L.
Dot Power - A braille immersion program for 4-8 year olds
Nagel - DotPower

Pitcher, M.
Reading Pictures - Amiria’s journey to tactile learning
Pitcher - Reading Pictures
Pitcher - Reading Pictures Paper

Riessen, A., and O'Brien, H.
When graphic design comes to life: 3D models designed and created by students with vision impairment
Riessen, OBrien - When graphic design comes to life

Roberts, C.
Accessible Calculator Workshop
Roberts - Accessible calculator workshop

Scott, B. and Zec, H.
Expanding the Possibilities for Children with CVI in Australia
Scott, Zec - Expanding the possibilities for children with CVI in Aust

Stevens, T., and Christensen, L. B.
A digital library for alternate formats shared by educational settings. How to improve accessibility, higher efficiency and better practice
Stevns, Christensen - A Digital library for alernate formats shared by educational settings

Stevens, T., and Christensen, L. B.
Promoting accessibility, independence and inclusion for print-impaired students
Stevns, Christensen - Promoting accessibility, independence and inclusion for print-impaired students

Voorn, W.
Accessible computional thinking curriculum
Voorn - Accessible computional thinking curriculum

Voorn, W.
Database for 3D printed educational materials
Voorn - Database for 3D printed educational materials

White, E.
Making informed decisions for planning and teaching digital literacy capability for students with multiple disabilities and vision impairment (MDVI)
White - Digital literacy learning progression MDVI

White, E.
Targeted digital literacy teaching strategies for students with multiple disabilities and vision impairment (MDVI)
White - Digital literacy teaching strategies for MDVI

White, E.
Keynote Presentation: A clear vision for understanding and mapping braille literacy learning
White - Keynote presentation - A clear vision for understanding and mapping braille literacy learning