Our sighted guiding films empower you to support your loved one in a practical way, while still appreciating their need for independence.

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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.

Additional resources

Download our information leaflet

This handy resource explains how to guide a person with vision impairment safely.

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