Guide Dogs offers a wide range of services for children and teenagers who are blind or vision impaired to help them:
- Maximise their potential
- Overcome challenges
- Achieve their goals
- Achieve their highest level of independence.
- Day-to-day activities
OUR CHILDREN'S SERVICES INCLUDE PROGRAMS FOR:
- Early intervention
- School students
- Life Skills Camps
- Transitioning program for Year 12 students
EARLY INTERVENTION, SCHOOL STUDENTS
We provide programs for school-aged children throughout South Australia and the Northern Territory.
We help children to learn to cope with everyday life - whether it be:
- Orientation skills
- Organisational skills
- White cane technique
- Road safety
- Catching public transport
- Skills to help in the classroom
- Sport and recreation.
LIFE SKILLS CAMP
Children get the chance at our Life Skills Camps to build confidence and self-esteem, while learning the value of teamwork and leadership.
We run these camps to provide a fun way for children to learn about:
- Independent living skills
- Assistive technology
- Orientation and mobility.
TRANSITIONING PROGRAM FOR YEAR 12s
Pathways to independence
We help year 12 students to transition between high school and the next phase of their lives - whether it be further education or a career.
Students learn more about:
- Orientation and mobility
- Adaptive computer skills
- Money management
- Additional domestic skills
- Career pathways.
APPLY FOR SERVICES
Follow the link to our online enquiry form or contact our Client Support Coordinator on Your Support Line 1800 757 738.