Supporting families with Usher syndrome

When a child is diagnosed with Usher syndrome, families can be left feeling overwhelmed and alone. EMILY SHEPARD and HOLLIE FELLER discuss why they have made it their mission to help families like theirs.
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On the road with the IDEAS Van

Originating in Queensland, the IDEAS Van has extended its circuit to take in five Victorian centres. Melbourne orthoptist DANIELLE THORBURN recounts her experience with the initiative in Orbost.
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The way forward in 2020

Orthoptics Australia is starting 2020 with a new board and structure, giving the organisation an opportunity to review its priorities. President JANE SCHULLER outlines five she would like to focus on.
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Orthoptists celebrate the past and future

Milestones are an ideal time to reflect on bygone eras and cast an eye to the future. MARA GIRIBALDI and KRISTEN SABA detail why Orthoptics Australia’s recent annual conference was an important occasion.
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Giving back in Papua New Guinea

The level of healthcare available to people varies greatly across the world. FAREN WILLETT AND SHANDELL WISHART recently experienced how different eyecare in Papua New Guinea can be.
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Bringing eyecare to children in Tanzania

The eyecare sector is well known for its philanthropy, and there are many programs available to people enthusiastic to give back. CATHY LEWIS recounts her recent experience working in Africa.
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