NDIS Update

Subject: OMAA Advocacy for the Orientation and Mobility Profession to be established as a dedicated support item in the NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits so that Specialists can register with the NDIS.

On Monday 7 August 2022, the Orientation and Mobility Association of Australasia [OMAA] wrote to the Minister of NDIS, the Hon. Bill Shorten. In that letter, OMAA requested the Minister’s direct involvement to expedite OMAA’s application to have the profession of Orientation and Mobility (O&M) included as a recognised and autonomous profession in the NDIS. We look forward to a positive response.

Read more about this latest update here.


!!  Queensland COMS Open !!

We are happy to announce the Queensland testing facility is now open at Queensford College in Brisbane.

The centre is available for ACVREP / Kryterion tests every Friday.

Go book in your COMS now: https://www.acvrep.org/certifications/coms

Good luck!
OMAA Professional Standards Committee