With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) set to roll out across seven more NSW regions from July 1 this year, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is encouraging anyone with a vision impairment who is aged 65 or under to contact the organisation to discuss what options and supports they may have available to them under the new Scheme.
Exploring the rugged terrain of the Australian bush, a group of primary school aged Guide Dogs NSW/ACT clients, who are vision impaired, had an adventurous start to the year with a bushwalk through the Cumberland State Forest.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Orientation and Mobility Specialists work alongside Occupational Therapists to ensure those impacted by impaired vision can maintain their independence.
Developing a strong canine welfare program based on performance science at Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the number one priority for new Guide Dog Services Manager, Paul Adrian.
Wearing a custom-made red and white plaid bandana tied neatly around his neck, Gulliver the world’s biggest Guide Dog makes his Tamworth Country Music Festival debut at the Cavalcade.
An image of Steve Widders proudly walking with a long cane in the colours of the Aboriginal flag along a sun-drenched bush track in Northern NSW has been chosen for the cover of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT's 2016 Large Print Calendar and the Armidale resident hopes it does more than just hang on a wall.
Elaine Heskett describes her Guide Dog as her “eyes and constant companion”.
A wonderful initiative by a Sydney client has produced a very positive outcome.
Combining maps and important information.
If Dominican Nun and teacher, Sister Helen Merrin, was able to have one wish granted this Christmas, it would be for more people who are blind or vision impaired to experience the mobility, independence and dedication of a Guide Dog.