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Sighted Guide Basic Training

Saturday April 15, 2023 at 1 pm at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver | View Map

Learn how to effectively and confidently assist a person who is blind or partially sighted in everyday situations. The training will include an introduction to Disability Justice principles, effective communication, guide dog etiquette, practical techniques and every day scenarios from 1 pm to 4:15 pm.

An optional orientation session for VocalEye Theatre Buddy volunteers will be offered following the basic training from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. An additional application is required for our Theatre Buddy program.

Instructors: Amy Amantea and Donna Soares

Offered free of charge. Space is limited.