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The SPEVI Inc Committee of Management (Australia) approved the provision of grants for the following projects that are aligned with and promote SPEVI’s Mission and Aims.
- 'Educational access for children who are blind in Vanuatu'. Dr Joanne Mosen, Disability Inclusion Advisor, Kiribati Education Improvement Program
- 'SPEVI Conference Hubs'. Dr Joanne Mosen, Disability Inclusion Advisor, Kiribati Education Improvement Program.
- 'Learning to Access' in COVID-19 times. Dr Melissa Cain, Australian Catholic University.
- Sonokids Ballyland app for Emergent Sonification Literacy. Phia Damsma, Sonokids Australia.
- Creation of an archive of the presentations and papers of previous and future SPEVI Conferences. The papers and presentations for the 2013, 2015 and 2017 conferences have been made available as open source on the Conferences page of the SPEVI website. We extend our thanks to Lena Karam of RIDBC Renwick Centre for undertaking the work required to complete this project.
- ‘The Blind Girl's Guide to Puberty’. Publication of a booklet by Emma-Mae Schmidt. SPEVI’s contribution included assisting Emma-Mae to create the front cover, organising the booklet’s ISBN, checking the accessibility of content, and posting the booklet on the SPEVI website for easy download. The booklet is available in a Word and PDF format from the page with educational resources. We extend our thanks to Lena Karam of RIDBC Renwick Centre for undertaking the work required to complete this project.