Nov

20

Thanks for love & support from Brisbane!

This was the first time for Reach & Match to be hosting workshops in the Brisbane region between 9-11 November, 2015. We were delighted to present Reach & Match Programme to various Early Learning Centres, Mainstream and Special Schools in Brisbane. We met the Principal Susan Christensen from Mount Ommaney Special School. She is a [...]

Sep

22

Reach & Match Approved as a NDIS Provider

  We are pleased to announce that Reach & Match has been approved as a registered provider of ‘Assistive Products for Vision’ for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). What is the National Disability Insurance Scheme? The NDIS supports people with a permanent and significant disability that affects their ability to take part in everyday [...]

Aug

6

Orthoptics Australia July Scientific Meeting

This year’s Orthoptics Australia July Scientific Meeting was held on Saturday 25th July at the stunning Pier Geelong, Cunningham Pier.  There were about a hundred delegates in attendance.  Delegates typically comprise mostly orthoptists, but also ophthalmologists, researchers, representatives from ophthalmic technology and pharmaceutical companies, and current orthoptic students. An international keynote speaker from the Netherlands, Mr. Jan Roelof Polling

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Jul

16

Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa

When the founder and the creative brains behind the Reach & Match learning kit, Mandy Lau, was invited to share her design to current and future Portugese teachers at the Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa (School of Education of Lisbon), she jumped at the opportunity. We met Clarisse Nunes, Lecturer of Special Education and Early Intervention, who invited [...]

Jun

23

SightCity Frankfurt 2015

Armed with the learning kit (and very limited knowledge of German!), the Reach & Match team flew the 23 hours required from Melbourne, Australia to Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, and finally arrived in SightCity--Germany's biggest exhibition exhibition for aids for the blind and visually impaired--which was at the very lovely Sheraton Hotel Frankfurt Airport Conference Center. This was the first time [...]