Sighted guiding instructional videos
Our sighted guiding films empower you to support your loved one in a practical way, while still appreciating their need for independence.
How to guide someone with sight loss
This introductory video covers the essential things you’ll need to know when out and about guiding, like crossing roads, navigating stairs and taking a seat. The other videos are shorter, offering information on other specific skills you might need, like going through doors and getting in and out of cars.
More instructional videos
Each video demonstrates the standard technique of a relaxed hold above the elbow, but some people may prefer to place their hand on your shoulder – whatever works for them.
Getting in and out of cars
Buses and trains
Guiding someone with a dog
Guiding someone with a cane
Guiding someone to the toilets
Guiding someone in a hospital
Download our information leaflet
This handy resource explains how to guide a person with vision impairment safely.
- Eye conditions
- How can technology help me
- Learning through play
- Education support
- Sighted guiding instructional videos
- Dog care and welfare
- Travelling with your assistance dog
- Sensory equipment grants for children
- Family support
- Getting around safely
- Keeping a child with sight loss active and engaged
- Making the most of your vision