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Michelle Egan

Michelle having a "beary" good time in New Zealand

Biology; Psychology

Vision Australia

Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. They work in positive partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help achieve the possibilities they choose in life. Their services meet the needs presented over the course of a lifetime - from children's requirements through to study, employment, equipment, independent living, information, policy and advocacy, recreation and other vital services. Vision Australia provides its wide range of services from centres across New South Wales, Queensland, the ACT, the Northern Territory, Tasmania and Victoria.

What aspect of you internship have you enjoyed the most?

I've enjoyed the patient contact I've received because I've improved my communication skills and learned, first hand, the specific strategies used to teach each blindness condition. Before this experience, I had no prior knowledge of these conditions, so it has been very interesting learning all about them.