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OMAA Professional Development Committee Survey 2023 We would like to encourage OMAA members to complete the OMAA Professional Development Committee Survey to inform the Committee how OMAA can support you in your professional development/ educational needs in the coming year and add options for the CPD opportunities into Nextsense Continuing Education Program 2023. We ask…

Continue Reading Blog Post; November 2022

Supervisors required for University of NSW O&M Students The Graduate Diploma of O&M program at UNSW needs additional supervisors to guide students through their practical placement.  For the remainder of 2022 and throughout 2023 UNSW are seeking supervisors across Australia.  Regardless of if you have supervised many O&M students before or never supervised a student,…

Continue Reading Blog Post; September 2022

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) SPEVI member discounts for NextSense Institute professional learning program: Including Children with Vision Impairments in Physical Activity: This course will provide the participants with an overview of the strengths of children and adolescents with vision impairments and deafblindness related to motor skills and physical activity. SPEVI Price: $175 Sensory Efficiency Training…

Continue Reading Blog Post; July 2022

COMS: Please support the O&M profession by taking the beta COMS exam Please read this important message from the ACVREP President on how you can shape the future of the COMS exam and how participating in the beta exam can contribute to your COMS recertification.   Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Some great CPD courses to keep…

Continue Reading Blog Post; June 2022

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