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Guide Dogs SA/NT Paws Parade and Awards Ceremony

April 12th, 2018

We’ll be celebrating International Guide Dog Day on Friday 27 April with our annual Paws Parade, honouring the amazing Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs who change the lives of people living with disability!

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Nominations open for Friends of Guide Dogs Awards

March 26th, 2018

As a Guide Dog or Autism Assistance Dog handler or Puppy Raiser, have you experienced service that goes above and beyond?‚Äč Say thanks by nominating your favourite business or service for the Friends of Guide Dogs Awards!

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Accessible voting information

March 17th, 2018

The Electoral Commission of SA has implemented a range of measures for accessible voting at the upcoming State Election on Saturday 17 March 2018.

 

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Top dogs in business to go on a blind date for Guide Dogs

March 12th, 2018

Some of Adelaide’s top dogs in business are going on a blind date this month – for a good cause.

Fifteen visionary business men and women will put on blindfolds to go about their business for one day in March to help raise funds for Guide Dogs SA/NT.

As well, Boss’ Blind Date will help raise awareness of the challenges faced by people with vision loss and ways that workplaces can lead the way in accessibility.

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Find out how Guide Dogs SA/NT NDIS team can help you

March 9th, 2018

If you or a loved one has a vision or hearing loss or a young child with autism, the friendly staff at Guide Dogs SA/NT are ready to join you on the National Disability Insurance Scheme journey. Our NDIS savvy team understands the system and the opportunities.

We're at some Expos in February and March so you can meet us and chat about your needs. The free community information expos are open for people with disability, family and disability support workers as well as people working in the disability sector.

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Hear the future - It's World Hearing Day!

March 3rd, 2018

Hear the future and prepare for it – it’s World Hearing Day!

Did you know that people with profound hearing loss can’t hear a household smoke alarm?

At Guide Dogs SA/NT we are much #morethandogs and have a range of services and equipment for people to maximise their available hearing, including special smoke alarms.

 

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Clear message for Hearing Awareness Week

February 25th, 2018

Did you know that one in six Australians is deaf, hearing impaired or has an ear disorder?

During National Hearing Awareness Week, Guide Dogs SA/NT urges you to protect your hearing.

Some of the early warning signs are: you can hear but not understand; you find it hard to hear in noisy situations or groups of people; you think people mumble; you need turn the TV up louder than others or, you don't always hear the doorbell or the phone.

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It's the Year of the Dog!

February 16th, 2018

Happy Chinese New Year! It's the Year of the Dog and our puppies think that's pretty pawsome. Dog are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due to having a strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, dogs will do everything for the person they think is most important. Reckon that sounds like a Guide Dog.

 

 

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Thinking about pet insurance? We have the answer.

February 6th, 2018

When you choose to insure your pet with Guide Dogs Pet Insurance, you play a vital role in ensuring the ongoing breeding, training and placement of much needed Guide Dogs for Australians who have experienced vision loss.

Proceeds from every Guide Dogs Pet Insurance policy contribute to our funding.

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Accessible voting in the upcoming State Election

January 30th, 2018

The South Australian Electoral Commission is gearing up for the State Election and is implementing several initiatives to ensure greater accessibility for people who are blind or have low vision.

The SA Electoral Commissioner Mick Sherry said these services include print alternatives, electronic magnifiers, audio letters, large print letters and braille.

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