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 →
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 →