White Cane Community Day – ‘Guide Dogs can lah!’

30/09/2017 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Westgate L1 Courtyard
Address: 3 Gateway Dr, Singapore 608532

White Cane Community Day – ‘Guide Dogs can lah!’

  • An experiential journey of a daily life of a person with visual impairment
  • Celebrating successes and abilities
  • Understanding Challenges

Free goodie bag (worth $80), Guide Dog Meet & Greet, DIY Clay Guide Dog Figurines, and many more!

Programmes:

10.30am – Opening Ceremony

11.30am – Guide Dog Demonstration

1.40pm – Common Causes and Impacts of Blindness
Dr Melissa Tien, Consultant Ophthalmologist,  NHG Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital

2.10pm – Optimising Your Functional Vision for Independence
Ms Loh Shook Yee, Low Vision Optometrist, NHG Eye Institute @ Tan Tock Seng Hospital

4.00pm – Independent Living for Persons with Visual Impairment: Getting Support from GDSMs
Simone Oh, Assistant Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Guide Dogs Singapore Ltd

4.3opm – How to Safely Assist Persons with Deteriorating Vision Conditions? (Mandarin)
Ms Lily Weng, Orientation & Mobility Instructor, Taiwan Foundation for the Blind

8.00pm – GRAND Lucky Draw!

8.30pm – End of event