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 [...]
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 [...]
We are excited and humbled by the announcement that the Reach & Match is one of 99 products currently being shown at the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona for the Design for life. 99 projects for the real world exhibition.
I have been following Seth Godin’s blog closely for a while, as he has continuously inspired and encouraged me with his insight since I started Reach & Match. If you don’t know already, Seth Godin is a New York Times best selling author, entrepreneur, thought leader and ruckusmaker. Once I saw Seth Godin will be running
The 2015 biennial SPEVI (South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment) Conference was held at the Melbourne Conference Training Centre from January 12 to 15, 2015. The theme of this year is Together Towards Tomorrow: Families and Professionals – a vision for success, which emphasises the importance of students, families and professionals working together to achieve new goals.
October 10 and 11 were two very delightful days for our team at the Vision Australia Texpo. The Texpo showcases a range of Vision Australia (VA) services and independent exhibitors showcasing their own product. It is a free annual event and many teachers, early childhood educators, specialists, parents and children come to see what new
We were lucky enough to visit the Guide Dogs Victoria camp, where three sets of Reach & Match were trialled. We were really interested to see how the kids would react to it! I met some of the kids over the last few years during the development of Reach & Match®, and it was great
Recently there was a couple donated a unit of Reach & Match® Learning Kit to Yooralla Early Childhood Service. Yooralla’s Early Childhood Services provide support to children from birth to school age with additional needs and disability. The reason of the couple donating a unit is because their daughter has autism and has received support [...]
We were so excited to display Reach & Match® Learning Kit in Daily Living Expo 2014 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. This is an exhibition for the latest assistive technology for people with disabilities. The product has received a lot of interests from specialists schools and occupational therapists and it was a great opportunity for us [...]
We were very eager to have a chance to be one of eighteen international exhibitors to exhibit at the Vision2104, the International Society for Low Vision Research and the Rehabilitation’s 11th International Conference on Low Vision in 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. It was an excellent opportunity to learn about the world’s leading research and practice [...]