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NEW COURSE 222HEA07: Support for Children-Hearing/Vision One session via Zoom Tues 12th April 10:00 – 11:30
Tutors: Rachael Baker and Megan McLean
Hearing and Vision Support-Mainstream Classrooms in the NSW Public Education System. This talk will provide an outline of the role of Vision Support and Hearing Support Specialist Teachers in the context of the NSW Department of Education.
Our role is a hybrid of consultancy and teaching. We are responsible for training school staff at the schools our students attend, for the upskilling and ongoing support of the teachers of our students along with supporting students in their day to day learning. We are often also required to provide support to the student and their family beyond school. Our services overlap at times as some students have multiple sensory disability and require both our services. We also take the time to meet each other’s students to expose them to the sensory needs and equipment of other peers in the area. There will be time for questions from participants.
The end of a year is usually a time for reflection about the past year, and anticipation of the next. I hope that you are well, and that living in the “most locked-down city in the world” has not weighed too heavily upon you. In some of this time I have been very fortunate to […]
A new gallery of photographs from our membership is available under About Us > Photo Galleries in the navigation menu. Currently it includes includes some of the work from one of our art groups ("Enhance and Grow the Artist in You" 2021), but if you have other things that you would like to be added from other activities please, let us know.
If you haven’t already looked at the Stonnington engage newsletter, it provides lots of information and activities at no charge to help keep you active and connected.
We were privileged to have had Dr Rodney Syme as a long-term member of U3A Stonnington.
A step-by-step guide for accessing your COVID-19 Digital Certificate and adding it to the Services Victoria check-in app, to easily show proof of vaccination
The University of Melbourne through a study called HOMESIDE, is exploring the effects of music and reading/word-based interventions for people living with dementia and their family caregivers. Caregivers and people with dementia are invited to participate.
During Covid-19 the book club has mostly been meeting via zoom. Although that has been wonderful, we are very happy to have the chance to meet face to face again soon. It has been a good year of reading and discussion.