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  • Accessible information services *

 

 

 

We support people with disability to access print materials for learning, work or leisure. Help us ensure information is fully accessible to everyone in the community.

Library Services

VisAbility’s library service makes books and published titles accessible to people in their preferred format, such as talking books, Braille or large print.

·  More than 70,000 searchable titles

·  Easy to use online catalogue

·  One-on-one assistance at the Dr Geoff Gallop Resource Centre

·  Convenient and long-standing postal lending service.

 

Our digital books are produced in a special audio book format known as DAISY, which is a worldwide standard developed specifically for people who have a print disability.

Accessible Media Production

The accessible media production service converts materials into Braille, audio or large print. We convert items for individuals as well as businesses, community groups, government departments, educational institutions and members of the public.

 

Items commonly requested include texts and examination papers, government reports, vocational materials, bus and train timetables, greeting cards and children’s story books. We can also produce tactile maps, diagrams, and adhesive Braille labels. Contact us to see what we can do for you.

 

Education and Training

Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired Accredited Courses

The Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired (CAVI) empowers people to learn anytime, anywhere, at their own pace, and with more targeted assessments and accountability than traditional classroom settings. CAVI instructors are former students and are vision impaired, giving them a unique insight into individual needs. Students can study externally or onsite at VisAbility’s Perron Centre, supported by a qualified Cisco instructor.

 

Braille Courses

VisAbility offers Braille classes where individuals can learn Braille, improve their Braille skills or join a reading group. Our Braille for the Sighted course is developed specifically for sighted people who would like to learn Braille, such as:

·  People who have family members or friends with a vision impairment

·  Employees who provide services to people with a vision impairment

·  Education assistants

·  People who want to become volunteer Braille transcribers.

 

Access Consultancy

Our access consultancy service assists businesses and organisations to identify and eliminate barriers that people with a disability may face when accessing their services. These barriers can relate to their website, print documents or physical building. Our Access Consultancy service can:

·  Conduct appraisals

·  Provide information and advice on achieving compliance

·  Improve access awareness through professional development opportunities.

 

Ready to start accessing these services?

Contact our Gateway Services team to start accessing services today.

Call 1800 VISION (1800 847 466)

Visit us from 8.30am – 5.00pm at 61 Kitchener Ave, Victoria Park WA 6100

Email your enquiry to [email protected]

Visit our website visability.com.au

Send us a letter at PO Box 101, Victoria Park WA 6979

 

 


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  • Author: Vithya Vijayakumare
  • Published: 2017-05-07 14:20:15
  • Words: 526
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