Who We Are

We are a Melbourne-based partnership with extensive experience in the orientation and mobility (O&M) field.  Find out about our qualifications, experience, and professional affiliations below:

Dean Johnson        

  • Over 20 years’ experience in the provision of O&M and travel training services to adults and children, including individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI) or multiple disabilities, in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Individual program service planning, development, implementation and evaluation for children and adults.
  • Specialist in provision of services to children and young adults.
  • Service management and development including financial and strategic planning.
  • Team building.
  • Tertiary course development in conjunction with La Trobe University.
  • Funding procurement activities.
  • Staff supervision including mentoring and coaching programs.
  • Establishment of  professional networks.

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma Orientation and Mobility (La Trobe University)
  • Post Graduate Diploma Rehabilitation Studies (La Trobe University)
  • Bachelor of Education (Victoria College)
  • Diploma of Management (RMIT)

Memberships

  • Member Orientation and Mobility Association of Australasia (OMAA)
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT)

Contact

dean@options4mobility.com.au

Ph: 0426 215 547

 

Dr Bronwen Scott    

Bronwen Scott

Bronwen Scott

  • Over 25 years experience in provision of Orientation and Mobility (O&M) services to adults and children in Australia and the United Kingdom.
  • Specialist in provision of early intervention O&M services to young children.
  • Experience in working with individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI), multiple disabilities, young adults and the aged.
  • Experience in the training of assistive technology for O&M purposes.
  • Experience in conducting and writing environmental access reports.
  • Tertiary level course planning, writing, delivery and assessment (VET sector).
  • Experience in research.
  • Conference presentations at a local, national and international level.
  • Peer reviewed and independently published Publications.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education (early intervention O&M) (University of Sydney)
  • Master of Education (Special Education) (Charles Sturt University)
  • Graduate Diploma of Orientation and Mobility (Royal Guide Dogs Association of Australia/Lincoln Institute)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (University of Western Australia)
  • Certificate IV (TAE40110) in Training and Assessment
  • COMS (Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist)

Memberships

  • Orientation and Mobility Association of Australasia (OMAA)
  • South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI)
  • International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)
  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER)
  • Early Childhood Australia (ECA)
  • Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA)

LinkedIn:    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bronwen-scott/23/462/426

Academia.edu:    http://sydney.academia.edu/BronwenScott

Contact

bron@options4mobility.com.au

Ph: 0405 411 263