Community of Practice Meetings

These meetings are a means of staying in touch with other O&M specialists around Australasia to share resources, knowledge and experience outside of our organisations. The Membership Engagement Committee will be running these meetings quarterly with different topics to be covered in each session.

 

Upcoming meetings

O&M on Wheels

Tuesday 10th October 2023

    • AEST: 1.30 – 3pm
    • WA: 11:30am – 1pm
    • NZ: 3:30 – 5pm

Topic

Join the O&M on wheels session to discuss:

  • Adaptive mobility devices for children.
  • Working with clients in wheelchairs according to the O&M scope of practice.
  • Using sonar such as a miniguide as a secondary mobility aid with wheeled devices.

Presenters

Alicia San Martin: Guide Dogs Victoria 

Jeremy Hill: Guide Dogs Queensland

Nathan Burford: Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

In addition, we will also discuss:

  • What is happening around our region
  • Update from the Professional Development Committee
  • Update from the Professional Standards Committee

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/98137793155?pwd=dFFoYzN0NE1GVUZZMVV5TDBJUlJtdz09

For more information contact:

Darren Moyle darren.moyle@visionaustralia.org or

Alicia San Martin alicias@guidedogsvictoria.com.au

 

 

Past meetings

Missed the last meeting? See below for recordings of past meetings.

 

Feedback

Have a suggestion for an upcoming topic, or other feedback? Email the Membership Engagement Committee at engagement@omaaustralasia.com