ABOUT

I am passionate and determined to create opportunities for people with vision impairment to meet their goals for independence.

I do this by:

  • developing high quality, collaborative, and inclusive orientation and mobility training and interventions,

  • providing evidence-based assessments for children with cortical vision impairment (CVI), and

  • working collaboratively with individuals, families, therapists, and education professionals to implement effective interventions.

 

Independent Pathways is based in Melbourne, Victoria. I provide orientation and mobility (O&M) and CVI assessment and intervention. Services can be funded through NDIS if you are self-managed or have a plan manager. Private fees can also be negotiated for individuals who do not receive funding.

Interstate appointments can be arranged, as well as online consultations via FaceTime, Skype or Zoom.

About Me

Bronwen Scott

Ed.D.; COMS; ROMSA

I am an Orientation & Mobility (O&M) specialist with over 30 years experience in service provision to adults and children in Australia and the United Kingdom.  My specialities include expertise in the provision of early intervention O&M to young children, and experience in working with children with cortical vision impairment (CVI).

 

My passion for working with children led to me completing a Doctor of Education in early intervention (O&M) through the University of Sydney. I am a co-founder of CVI Community Australia.

Qualifications

Publications & Presentations

I have published a number of academic papers and frequently present on O&M and CVI at conferences and to the wider community. I am the Editor of the Journal of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (JSPEVI), and a contract lecturer and Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University, Sydney.

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Acknowledgment of Country

Independent Pathways acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. I pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.