Seminar: Life Skills for Vision Impaired Children
in Education, Events, News, Paediatrics
11 Feb 2015
- How can we support children with vision impairment to become socially competent, confident and independent?
- How can we help children with vision impairment to make the transition from school to the workplace and the wider world?
- Where would you like your child or student to be in ten years time?
Dr Karen Wolffe is widely published and recognised as an expert in career education, social skills development, transition issues and employment opportunities for people with vision impairment.
Presented by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, Dr Wolffe will present an important seminar for parents and professionals who work with vision impaired children.
- 4th March, Blacktown, 10am – 1pm.
- 5th March, Chatswood, 10am – 1pm.
- Coffs Harbour, Orange, Canberra and Newcastle are also planned.
Contact your local Guide Dogs office on 1800 484 333 for details and to register. The need for these life skills in transitioning from school to work will be emphasized. Dr Wolffe will also discuss the importance of teaching disability specific skills, and the need for parents and concerned professionals to advocate for these essential components of the Expanded Core Curriculum.
Following Dr. Wolffe’s presentation, there will be time for questions and answers and discussion. Light refreshments will be served. More information about Dr Wolffe here.
Parents are admitted free, there is a cost of $25 for the service providers.
Dr Wolffe is also delivering a two day course at the RIDBC Renwick Centre on 2nd and 3rd March. More information here.