Event Details

CE Program/Activity
 6th Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference (AOMC6)
Provider
 Orientation & Mobility Assoc Australasia
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Location
 Melbourne, Australia, AB - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date(s)
 April 6, 2018 - April 7, 2018
CE Hours
 11.5 hours
Contact Information
 Jeremy Hill, Conference Convener 61413 753 255 or 612 6691 8500Jenny Croaker, OMAA Secretary 61466 289 337
Registration Information
 https://omaaustralasia.com/2018/02/08/conferences/
Fees
 Fees range from:$70 AUD to $110 AUD to attend one day of the conference$150 AUD to $220 AUD to attend the full conference
Description of CE Program/Activity
 Combination of short presentations, forums and interactive workshops at a 2 day conference.Keynote speaker (via video link): Christine Roman-Lantzy, Cortical Vision ImpairmentOther presentations include: CVI and O&M; CVI and Spatial Neglect; Maps and Models - what can we learn from the child?; Accessible 3D printed maps; Yellow (coloured) long cane; An innovative exercise-based falls prevention program for adults aged 50+ with vision impairment; Traveleyes and O&M; Defining O&M Practice;Innovative technologyto support, motivate andengage clients, in particular children, with their O&M; What do you expect?; The role of Dog Guide Handlers Australia (DGHA) in providing peer support, information and advocacy; Profiling Guide Dog Clients with new measures of functional vision (VROOM) and O&M (OMO); Better Start Private practice and NDIS; NDIS Q&A session; Setting Up for Success: The Challenges and Dilemmas of Environmental Modifications in Playgrounds; Tweaking the O&M Environmental Complexity Scale; Guide Dog Competency:Outcome standards relating to the guide dog and handler; history of O&M in Australia; and Moving from a Specialist to a Collaborative model of Developmental Orientation and Mobilityfor School Age Learners in New Zealand.