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Text - Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind annual report 1977-1978

From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria

1 volume
20 cm
Object Registration
b/c 1010290
royal victorian institute for the blind, annual reports
Historical information
Articles in annual report include: List of RVIB president, vice president, board of management, medical staff and officers of the institute, honorary officers and consultant medical staff, Presidents report, Early intervention programme, Striving for independence - multi handicapped children, School age children, Mrs Esme Dunell MBE - retirement of matron (nurse) of the nursery worked since 1960, 1971 she was awarded Churchill fellowship to investigate work for blind child in other countries, Training for independence, Rehabilitation and training, Dignity through employment, Vocational development, State wide welfare services, Carols by candlelight, Auxiliaries and other generous helpers, Finance, Public education and prevention, Services and facilities, When you make or amend your will. Events that occurred in 1977 : RVIB supported the Anti Rubella Crusade. In 1977 the number of females immunised increased by over 200%, if eradicated children will be spared handicap of blindness, deafness and mental retardation, Margaret Fialides staff member awarded Churchill Fellowship study tour of major libraries and production centres for talking books in Europe, UK and USA.
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