Teach blind and partially sighted persons independence in orientation and mobility.
Gain confidence in becoming independent. Teaching people to use their remaining sight effectively.
Full course is plus minus 3 months depending on the individual. Modified course depends on what the individual's needs are.
Learning to use the cane or white stick indoors and outdoors. Coping independently in a quiet residential area, coping with obstacles within ones path, coping with terrain changes, crossing streets safely and independently, crossing a quiet robot to a 3 phase robot. Coping in busy shopping areas and shopping centres, learning to catch busses and trains. To be able to get from A to B safely and independently
Important: A person must have a medical certificate and a report from an eye specialist before training begins. Our orientation and mobility instructor will make arrangements to do an assessment