Texpo showcases a range of Vision Australia services, including Seeing Eye Dogs, and the latest
technology designed to assist people with vision impairments to live the lives they choose.
Real-life scenarios based on home, work, education and employment environments will enable visitors to experience how Vision Australia provides expert advice, training, equipment and support for every part of life. On display will be the latest magnifiers, canes, gadgets and more to help improve navigation and enhance remaining sight.
The event will also feature a range of seminars, and an audio described cinema lounge. Audio description describes what’s happening in the movie between the dialogue.
It is a free event, which is open to the general public, people who are blind or have low vision, their friends and family, and industry professionals. Texpo attracts visitors from all over the state.
In 2015, Texpo will take place in:
Newcastle Jockey Club, Darling St, Broadmeadow NSW 2292
- Friday 9 October, 10am – 4pm
- Saturday 10 October, 10am – 3pm
Vision Australia Coorparoo, 373 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo QLD
- Friday 16 October, 10am – 4pm
- Saturday 17 October, 10am – 3pm
Talk to Vision Australia’s specialist staff about ways to improve independence at home, increase your chance of finding employment, maximise education opportunities, and connect with others.
Vision Australia’s Texpo will include exhibits from a range of Australian and international technology suppliers, as well as featuring a seminar program and an audio described cinema lounge, a service that provides visual information in the gaps between dialogue.
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