Conferences

Conference Presentations – Oral

Deverell, L., McSweeney, S., Ayton, L & Keeffe, J. (2015, November). Who gets lost? Testing spatial cognition for functional O&M. Paper presented at the 5th Australasian O&M Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L., McSweeney, S., Bentley, S., Ayton, L & Keeffe, J. (2015, November). Effective Mobility Framework: Designing O&M research which measures what matters to clients. Paper presented at the 5th Australasian O&M Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L., McSweeney, S, Bentley, S., Ayton, L. & Keeffe, J. (2015, July). Effective mobility framework: Designing O&M research which measures what matters to clients. Paper presented at the International Mobility Conference 15, Montreal, Canada.

Deverell, L., McSweeney, S, Keeffe, J. & Ayton, L. (2015, July). Who gets lost? Testing spatial cognition for functional orientation and mobility. Paper presented at the International Mobility Conference 15, Montreal, Canada.

Deverell, L. (2015, January). Sharing power, safety and dignity of risk: A community model of O&M. Paper presented at the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L., Bentley, S., O’Hare, F., McSweeney, S., Keeffe, J., Delany, C., & Ayton, L. (2014, March, April). Assessing functional vision across the O&M Environmental Complexity Scale. Paper presented at Vision 2014 – the 11th International Conference on Low Vision, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L., O’Hare, F., McSweeney, S., Bentley, S., Keeffe, J., Delany, C., Ayton, L. (2014, March, April). Looking lost: The impact of vision and spatial cognition on orientation and mobility performance. Paper presented at Vision 2014 – the 11th International Conference on Low Vision, Melbourne, Australia.

McSweeney, S., O’Hare, F., Deverell, L., Ayton, L. (2014, March, April). The role of vision in drink pouring and other daily tasks. Paper presented at Vision 2014: the 11th International Conference on Low Vision, Melbourne, Australia.

O’Hare, F., Deverell, L., McSweeney, S., Ayton, L., Bentley, S., Luu, C., Keeffe, J., & Guymer, R. (2014, March, April). Travel in hand: Mobility aid preferences in adults living with advanced retinitis pigmentosa. 1 April 2014. Paper presented at Vision 2014: the 11th International Conference on Low Vision, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L., Bentley, S. & Ayton, L. (2012, February). What is effective mobility? Open forum. Workshop conducted at the International Mobility Conference 14, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Deverell, L., Pannier, S., & Ong, D. (2012, February). Do you have your license? O&M with clients using motorised mobility devices. Paper presented at the International Mobility Conference 14, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Deverell, L. (2011, January). Subverting blindness stereotypes: Exploring implicit theories of intelligence, learning and life-worlds in the context of O&M. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment, Sydney, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2010, November). Subverting blindness stereotypes: Exploring implicit theories of intelligence, learning and life-worlds in the context of O&M. Paper presented at the 4th Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Pannier, S. & Deverell, L. (2010, November). Have you got your license? O&M with scooters & wheelchairs. Paper presented at the 4th Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Deverell, L. & Pannier, S. (2010, November). Orientation and mobility with motorised mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs: Draft guidelines. Paper presented at the 4th Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2010, November). ‘Best Practice’ in O&M: We can do better than that. Paper presented at the 4th Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Deverell, L. & Taylor, S. (2009, January). Echolocation: Some are born with it, some achieve it, some have it thrust upon them. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment, Adelaide, Australia.

Morgan, R. & Deverell, L. (2009, January). Thinker’s Keys and travel training. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment, Adelaide, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2009, July). Children’s Mobility Service. Paper presented at the International Mobility Conference 13, Marburg, Germany.

Deverell, L. (2009, July). Thinker’s Keys for O&M: Unlocking barriers for vision impaired kids. Paper presented at the International Mobility Conference 13, Marburg, Germany.

Deverell, L. (2007, October). Moving together: Collaboration towards O&M with children who have MDVI. Paper presented at the 3rd Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Perth, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2007, October). Using Thinker’s Keys in O&M. Paper presented at the 3rd Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Perth, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2006, July). Big night out: Innovative O&M group programs for children and families. Paper presented at the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Deverell, L. (2006, July). Moving together: Collaboration towards O&M with children who have MDVI. Paper presented at the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Deverell, L. (2005, January). “O&M Framework for families and teachers. Paper presented at the Biennial Conference of the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment.

Deverell, L. (2003, October). Brain function, orientation and mobility: Career development for O&M Instructors. Paper presented at the 2nd Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Gold Coast, Australia. 17-19 October 2003. (Oral)

Deverell, L. (2001, October). O&M for Kids – A workable model (O&M Framework). Paper presented at the 1st Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2001). Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Case Study. Paper presented at the 1st Australasian Orientation and Mobility Conference, Adelaide, Australia.


Conference Presentations – Posters

Deverell, L. & Scott, B. (2015, July). O&M in Australasia. Poster presented at the International Mobility Conference 15, Montreal, Canada.

Ayton, L.N., McSweeney, S.C., O’Hare, F., Deverell, L., McCarthy, C., Petoe, M.A., Finger, R.P., Barnes, N.M., Allen, P.J., Guymer, R.H., & Bionic Vision Australia Consortium. (2015, May). A prototype suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis enables improvement in a tabletop object detection task. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Conference; Denver, USA.

Deverell, L. & Scott, B. (2015, January). O&M in Australasia. Poster presented at the South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment. Melbourne, Australia.

McCarthy, C.D., Walker, J.G., Feng, D., Deverell, L., McSweeney, S., O’Hare, F., Petoe, M., Ayton, L.N., & Barnes, N.M. (2014, September). Vision processing evaluation and functional vision assessment for a suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis: from simulation to patient testing. Poster presented at the Eye and the Chip International Conference, Detroit, USA.

O’Hare, F., McSweeney, S., Deverell, L., Bentley, S., & Ayton, L., (2014, March, April). I can see: Developing a language to describe competent functional performance with very low vision. Poster presented at Vision 2014: the 11th International Conference on Low Vision, Melbourne, Australia.

Deverell, L. (2006, July). Fiji Society for the Blind. Poster presented at the 12th International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) World Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Deverell, L. (2000, July). “Case Study: Spatial deficit.” International Mobility Conference 10, Warwick, UK. July 2000. (Poster)