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Read My Way

Sun 12 Sep, 10am
Vision Australia

Whether you are a reader, parent, teacher, or simply think writing should be readily available to all, be sure to catch this enlightening showcase of accessible reading. It includes an engaging panel discussion about alternative reading formats and experiences—featuring speakers from Vision Australia’s dedicated team—a tour of their radio studio, and a hands-on experience with literacy kits from their children’s library, braille and accessible devices. This will be followed by food and beverages. Don’t miss this fascinating overview of an organisation helping Australians who are blind or low vision achieve the possibilities they choose.

In partnership with Vision Australia


2 hours

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