Fadzie's story

Fadzie is 12 years old and lives in Fadzie's storyPlymouth with her Mum and big brother. Fadzie started to lose her sight about two years ago due to juvenile glaucoma.

Guide Dogs have been a big part of Fadzie's life over the past two years, helping her to become more independent and teaching Fadzie skills for her future. Fadzie's mobility instructor, has taught her how to use a long cane which she now can’t imagine being without.

Fadzie's plans for the future are to go to University and become a paediatrician. However, at the moment, she’s enjoying being a teenager, and applying for a guide dog in a few years time.