BLENNZ: Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ

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BLENNZ DOM Specialist Services

January 30, 2014 by blennzict | 0 comments

Figure 1 DOM team

Figure 1 Developmental Orientation & Mobility team

2013 has been a whirlwind of implementation for the new BLENNZ Developmental Orientation & Mobility (DOM) Service.  February saw my appointment as the Co-ordinator for the service followed by the appointment of a further 5 DOM Specialists to the service, over the year.  Figure 1 shows the team as of end 2013: Steve, Jayne, Magda, Nicola, Kay, and Jennifer. Continue Reading →

BLENNZ Otago – Lenny plans for the future

November 7, 2013 by blennzict | 0 comments

Lenny working at school

Lenny working at school

In March 2011 Lenny, who has low vision, attended a Career and Future planning Immersion course at Homai Campus.  He produced a CV and this started him on his journey working towards his goals.

Last year we teamed up with the transition support person from the Ministry of Education Special Education and set up an action plan to work towards Lenny transitioning successfully to Polytech. We ensured all the support systems he needs will be in place. Continue Reading →

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