The practical advice and information given here will help you feel confident about guiding people with sight problems.
How do you introduce yourself to someone with a sight problem? How do you support someone with a sight problem in getting around within buildings and outside? Each person's experience is different and unique and there are no hard and fast rules on how to assist people with sight problems. If you see somebody with a sight problem who you think may need help, then ask. Let them tell you what kind of help they need. It may be that they need help crossing the road or finding the train station.
If your help is needed, keep a few common-sense things in mind:
Download one of our "How to Guide" documents for more detailed information about guiding blind and partially sighted people:
Watch our videos of Giles and Dolly explaining how they like to be guided and give some helpful tips on how to guide a blind or partially sighted person.