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Early Intervention VI

SPEVI Early Intervention VI Community of Practice (EIVI CoP).

When: 4th Thursday of every 2 months.
Open to members and non-members of SPEVI who work in Early Intervention VI or have an interest in the topic.
Co-facilitators:  Bronwen Scott, Sharon Duncan and Lara Anderson.
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Meeting dates for 2022 (Time shows in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney):

Jan 27, 2022, 03:30 PM
Mar 24, 2022, 03:30 PM
May 26, 2022, 03:30 PM
Jul 28, 2022, 03:30 PM

You are required to register in advance, on:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Meeting 2: November 2021

The second meeting took place on 25 November 2021. In this session, the use of Learning Media Assessments and Sensory Learning Profiles with children with low vision and blindness (birth-6 years old) was explored. The discussion was led by invited guests Patrick Hodgkins and Peter Mubiru, 3rd year Occupational Therapy Students from Monash University who are currently completing a student project with Vision Australia. They provided an overview of the project context and facilitated small group discussions on sensory learning profiles and the benefits of recording and supporting the use of learning and sensory preferences in your current practices.

Meeting 1 - September 2021

The first meeting was held on 23 September 2021 from 03:30 to 04:30 pm Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney/ 5:30 – 6.30 pm NZ. This first session featured a presentation on early orientation and mobility by Bronwen Scott.