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Papers 2021 Conference

Papers 2021 SPEVI Conference

In 2021, South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) hosted its first virtual conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential health risks associated with in-person events. The Virtual 2021 SPEVI Conference took place from 18 - 19 January 2021. Over two full days, national and international practitioners and researchers built on the Conference theme ‘Celebrating Change’ to explore and celebrate all that had changed in the field of vision education and services as a result of lockdowns and remote teaching;

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.

Bagore, C. and Jack, K.
Building capability in vision education services in Papua New Guinea
A journey of mutual learning

Christensen Baillieu, L., and Stevns, T.
How to empower students to be self-sufficient when converting educational material for online classes
How to empower students to be self-sufficient when converting educational material for online classes

Damsma, P.
Discovering sonification: where to begin
Discovering sonification-where to begin

Ericson, K. and Rudinger, B.
Remote Learning for Students with Visual Impairments: Highlights & Challenges
Remote Learning for Students with Visual Impairments

Fanshawe, M.
Update on the national accreditation of the Expanded Core Curriculum
Update on the national accreditation of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Patti, L. and Abbracciavento, C.
Celebration of Change within the Classroom of a Student with CVI
Celebration of Change within the Classroom of a student with CVI

Posters:

Churchill, S., and Cloaninger, J.
Virtual O & M Resources
Virtual O_M resources
OM Resources for a Global Community

Garrett, C.
Vacuum Formed Graphics as a Bridge between 3 & 2D for Young Touch Readers
Vacuum formed graphics as a bridge between 3 and 2D for young touch readers

Silveira, S.
Australian children with CVI - using what we know now to improve future approaches
Poster_Australian children with CVI - using what we know now to improve future approaches