BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

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BLENNZ Taranaki – In-service Day

May 20, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

Group of adults standing outside on the grass in a circle wearing blindfolds

Figure 1 In-service participants using blindfolds or glasses

On the 12th of March 2014, BLENNZ Taranaki held an in-service course for the teachers and teacher’s aides working with learners who are blind, have low vision or with complex needs. The course was well attended with 21 participants.

We were fortunate enough to hold this course at a time when Kay Daly the BLENNZ Developmental Orientation and Mobility (DOM) Coordinator was in New Plymouth. Continue Reading →

BLENNZ Taranaki Visual Resource Centre

September 3, 2013 by blennzict | 1 Comment

Figure 1 Eli's eBook made using Book Creator

Figure 1 Eli’s eBook made using Book Creator

BLENNZ Taranaki currently has 5 teachers and an administrator. Many of our learners have iPads to help access the curriculum and our teachers have iPads to use in their teaching.

Moira has been working with Eli to write stories using Book Creator. He has taken photos of some of his learning activities and made stories about the process he has been involved in. Continue Reading →

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