Course name: Virtual Emergency Support Guide to Visually Impaired
This is a part of a series of courses with certification in association with Mitra Jyothi institute for Blind and other leading institutes. This course will help you learn how to assist someone who is blind or visually impaired as phone buddy in emergency situation such as COVID19.
Three batches have been completed till September 2020. To learn about upcoming sessions, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Advisory Board includes illustrious volunteers and Institutions as below:
USA: Run Bionic, Intelligent Performance Clinic, San Diego
USABA, Marathon National Championships, California
Team with A Vision, Boston Marathon
Bangalore : Mitra Jyothi
Delhi :National Association For The Blind
Ahmedabad: Blind People’s Association
Hyderabad: Devnar Foundation for the blind
Mumbai: All India Andh Stri Hitt Association (AIASHA)
Pune: Mai Bal Bhavan (2019), The Poona School & Home for the Blind girls
Guide/Buddy provide confidential, reliable support that helps individuals who are blind or visually impaired lead the complete, rich, joyful lives they want to live. Guides are matched one-to-one and assist with emergency support activities during COVID19 crisis such as keeping track of elderly visuallyimpaired who are stranded and alone. Guide/Buddy may also be matched as sighted guides for fitness or community activities, thereby opening new doors and opportunities.
Each guide/buddy is thoroughly interviewed, screened, undergoes a thorough background check, and is trained by our experienced GUIDES.
Examples of activities include:
Supporting the elderly VisuallyImpaired,Well Being Check, Serving as sighted guides for running, walking, and home workouts
More details will be provided by email on enrollment!
For recorded learning sessions, visit
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Learning Session with Chaz Davis, VisuallyImpaired Elite Athlete with PB of 2hr 15 mins for full marathon, Massachussets Association for the Blind, USA