Overcoming the challenges of losing her sight, both physically and mentally, was the theme of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Public Relations Speaker, Jo Weir's motivational message when she addressed a group of young people at the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre.
As a member of the Central Coast Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Volunteer Support Group, Phyl has been selling her teddy bears at fundraising stalls to help raise money for the organisation so that more people living with vision impairment can remain active and independent.
With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) soon to be rolled out across NSW, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is holding free information seminars about what the initiative means for people with vision loss.
Our Respect My Uniform campaign urges the community to not distract working Guide Dogs.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT ran a self-defence course called 'Shake it Off' for young clients as part of a school holiday youth program.
Artist Susan Oxenham's paintings of the eye along with some works she has created with a long cane will be on display at Penrith City Library in an exhibition titled, 'Longsighted at the Library'.
A special day is planned to mark the installation of plaque at the Guide Dogs Centre in Glossodia in honour of Kay Janet Stubbs, a Pitt Town farmer, who generously bequeathed part of her estate to the organisation.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT gave three young adults, who currently use a long cane to avoid obstacles, an opportunity to 'test drive' walking with a Guide Dog in Newcastle.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT brings some puppy-love to the 130th annual Hawkesbury Show.
Determined to not be limited by his disability, Eddie began regaining his independence and mobility with the help of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.