My name is Melissa Evans and I am a Deafblind Consultant and Senior Physiotherapist who has worked at Senses Australia since 2007. I work in the Busselton office – enjoying the beach, digital technology and media, family and crochet. I am privileged to be part of the Deafblind community in this voluntary role for DBWA
Social Media (supported by Melissa Evans)
I am Wilma Brass, I have Usher II and was born with hipdisplasia. I was born in the Netherlands; I emigrated to Australia in '78 I worked for 10 years as a social trainer. My hobbies are painting, playing the piano and reading good books on my Kindle. Technology is a Godsend to keep me in the game with all 3 hobbies.
Greg Madson/Erika Webb
Policy & Governance
I have lived-experience of disability, as a person with Albinism, resulting in vision impairment.
I have expertise is in; social media, board governance, systemic and advocacy, policy development, administration, event planning, record keeping, archival documentation and document management.
I have been working tirelessly in paid roles and as a volunteer on various issues for people who are blind or vision impaired or deafblind and the disability sector.
I have a great number of skills, knowledge and has been doing systemic advocacy in areas of
^ access to the built environment,
^ accessible public transport,
^ pedestrian and cyclist issues relating to people with disabilities and
^ access to accessible alternative information for people with print disabilities.