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NextSense Certificate: Supporting clients who are blind or have low vision as a speech pathologist

This certificate course will provide speech pathologists with the skills and knowledge to support clients who are blind or have low vision.
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Key Details

Certificate Course
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Start Date
31 December 2024 – 1 January 2025

Course Information

This self-paced, online series will provide advice and suggestions to speech pathologists supporting clients who are blind or have low vision. Modules include:

  • Introduction to Vision Loss and Terminology
  • Introduction to CVI
  • Functional Vision Assessments
  • Communication Assessments
  • Strategies for Communication Development
  • Parent Training Goals
  • Working with Babies
  • Preschool Considerations
  • School Aged Interventions
  • Feeding
  • What's in my toolkit?
  • AAC: Assessment and considerations, eye gaze and object symbols
  • AAC: Adapted signs and auditory scanning
  • FAQs and resources

This course consists of 14 recorded PowerPoint presentations, with accompanying resources and activities.

Upon completion of purchase, instructions for accessing this course will be emailed to you.


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