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Low Vision Services

Image of man using a magnifying glassGuide Dogs NSW/ACT's Low Vision Services teach people with impaired vision how to use their residual vision or a low-vision aid in everyday situations.

Our Orientation and Mobility Instructors develop training programs that are tailored to the specific needs of each person. This can include:

  • Provision of on-site advice about how to cross roads safely and move through crowded areas;
  • Training to learn the effective use of your residual vision or a low-vision aid;
  • Training in specific visual skills, such as scanning;
  • Advice on your home environment, such as effective lighting.

The training can occur anywhere - at home, in the office, or any other environment that suits the client. As with all our services, low-vision training is provided free of charge.

For more information download our Low Vision Service Brochure.

To find out about our Low Vision Clinic which is based at Chatswood click here.