Inspiring People

Inspiring People

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Inspiring People
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    Author: Regional Marketing and Communications Team
    • Inspiring People

    After suffering a seizure when she was born, Ronnie has Optic Nerve Hyoplasia, Myopia, Astigmatism, Nystagmus, and Left Divergent Squint, leaving her with no sight in her left eye and 10% vision in her right eye.

    Now 10-years old, like all other kids her age Ronnie has great aspirations for the future and wants to be a makeup artist.

  2. Guide Dogs' Specialist Family Support Officer Abigail Strong
    Guide Dogs' Specialist Family Support Officer Abigail Strong
    Author: Content Team

    Working at Guide Dogs isn’t your everyday office job. This is heads, hearts and hands-on stuff. Each month our Spotlight series shines a light on one of our many life-affirming roles.

    “Families don’t want sympathy; they want to feel as if the person they’re talking to has a real understanding of what they’re going through.”

    This month, family support officer Abigail Strong shares how it feels to help parents receiving a first diagnosis of their child or teen’s vision impairment, and why she loves helping families to navigate the world of vision impairments.

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