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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) CPD courses to keep your practice up-to-date: The CVI practice framework: An approach for working with children who have a cerebral visual impairment in an education or habilitation/rehabilitation context (5 points) – starts 29 April 2022 Blind and Low Vision Masterclass Services 2022 Topic 1 – Assistive Technology Trials and Recommendations (1…

Continue Reading Blog Post; April 2022

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) If you’re looking for CPD opportunities, you’ll be excited to learn that in 2022, the OMAA Professional Development Committee has partnered with NextSense to provide you with the following new and engaging courses: Including Children with Vision Impairments in Physical Activity (6 points) – starts 25 February 2022 Sensory Efficiency Training (4 points) – starts…

Continue Reading Blog Post; March 2022

Communities of Practice Meeting – COMS If becoming a Certified O&M Specialist (COMS) is one of your 2022 goals, you can listen to the full recording of the OMAA Community of Practice meeting about COMS and the certification process, held in November 2021. Thanks to all who shared their knowledge!   Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Upcoming Conferences…

Continue Reading Blog Post; January 2022

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Upcoming Conferences and CPD opportunities: International O&M Online Symposium: 26-28 January, 2022. Read more at the IOMOS website. 11th National Deafblind Conference: 30 June – 1 July, 2022, in Perth, Western Australia. Read more at the conference website. The OMAA Online Symposium: hosted two weeks ago, the symposium was a wonderfully…

Continue Reading Blog Post; October 2021

Mandatory Declarations We would like to take this opportunity to remind our Registered and Ordinary members to please log in to the OMAA website and update their profiles to indicate compliance with our Code of Ethics. This is becoming more urgent as we progress our professionalisation and look forward to having funding for O&M recognised…

Continue Reading Blog Post; August 2021