Some of the projects we have undertaken include:
- Development and delivery of professional learning in developmental O&M and early childhood intervention for Guide Dogs Victoria, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and Guide Dogs SA/NT.
- O&M project looking at the specific needs for people with deafblindness, in conjunction with Able Australia.
- Consultancy and provision of course material for Vision Australia’s Graduate Diploma of Orientation & Mobility.
- Provision of O&M services for children in the north-east region of Tasmania, in collaboration with the Department of Education’s Vision Services.
- Confident orientation group program in collaboration with Independent Rehabilitation Services.
- Private Visiting Teacher consultation for students with vision loss.
- Travel training for individuals with acquired brain injury or cognitive impairment.
- Organising and co-hosting the 5th Australasian Orientation & Mobility Conference, Melbourne 2015.
- Best Practice Principles for Teaching Orientation and Mobility Skills to a Person who is Deafblind in Australia (booklet), and link to accompanying DVD
- Confident orientation group program flyer
- Travel Training for Employment Information
- A routines-based approach to orientation and mobility (O&M) in schools (IOM)
Research and Publications
Published journal articles on early intervention orientation and mobility
- “Opening up the world: Early childhood orientation and mobility as perceived by young children who are blind, their parents, and specialist teachers” (Doctor of Education thesis, University of Sydney)
- Early intervention orientation and mobility: A Western Australian perspective
- Early long cane use: A case study
- Orientation and mobility in the Australian education system: A challenge for professionals
- Developing effective collaboration between O&M Specialists, Visiting Teachers, Parents and Schools (South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) Conference, Melbourne 2015) pdf version rtf version
Information about other published articles can be located at https://sydney.academia.edu/BronwenScott
“I’m starting to walk – I can use a cane!” – Booklet on early intervention orientation and mobility techniques