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Facebook Granny stays connected

16 Sep 2014
Two years ago, 73 year old Marilyn Pursche from Albury, was devastated when she lost her eyesight overnight. Now, she attends a weekly technology training group at Vision Australia’s Albury centre on Olive Street and keeps in touch with friends and family via Facebook.

iPad helps Patricia stay connected

12 Sep 2014
Thanks to an iPad and some training from Vision Australia Argentinian born Patricia Cardozo, 61, from Southport is able to connect with friends and family from overseas.

Exhibition showcases latest technology

11 Sep 2014
Four years ago, sixty two year old Bruce Blackshaw from Croydon Park, was devastated when he lost his eyesight overnight. The then TAFE head teacher had a form of optic neuropathy known as Non-Arteritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION). Now he attends Vision Australia's Texpo annually to keep up to date with the latest technology.

Cinema improves access for patrons who are blind

11 Sep 2014
On Wednesday 10 September, at Hoyts Cinema in Woden, ACT is hosted a special movie session of “The Hundred-Foot Journey” to enable local people who are blind or have low vision to experience an AD movie. A similar event was held at Events Cinema in Burwood, NSW on 1 September.

New graduate scores top role

11 Sep 2014
Deva is a newly graduated Seeing Eye Dog with a highflying job. She works with Sydney based criminal lawyer, Vaughan Roles, 39, and is a regular attendee at Parramatta local court.
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