Hope you enjoy June’s eVision and that you find it interesting and useful. As always, do let me know of any ideas and stories for future use, love to hear from you. Mā te wā, Rebekah
The HRMI rights tracker paints a sobering but not unsurprising picture of the grim realities facing families with a disabled family member. Parent members of Parents of Vision Impaired NZ (PVI) have, over the past three decades, constantly advocated for the right of their vision impaired child to a fully inclusive and accessible education, to… Continue Reading Press release 25 June 2020: HRMI rights tracker.
Blind Consumer Organisations across Aotearoa, New Zealand are working collaboratively to support Kiwis living with sight loss during the COVID-19 crisis. Together we are committed to connecting with our networks, checking in and offering support where needed. We know many people who are blind, deafblind, low vision or vision-impaired have limited or no access to technology so it is critical for… Continue Reading New Zealand Blind Organisations Statement Re: COVID 19 – the way we are going to get through this is together.
Hello PVI family – I hope you find these resources helpful. Please note credit is due to Audio Described Aotearoa Ltd.
The Ministry of Education is seeking feedback on a draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan to help children and young people who need it get the extra support they need to learn. It’s important your voice is included. Consultation closes 31 October 2018. Share your feedback at www.conversation.education.govt.nz/disability-and-learning/
From the Ministry of Education comes the most recent Draft of the Disability and Learning Support Action Plan. Below you will find the attached draft plan itself and the link for more information regarding the Disability and Learning Support Plan. Please read and feel free to share around. Comments are welcome. Draft_Learning_Support_Plan_A3s_21.9.18