What is Adult Mobility training?
Regardless of your age or level of vision, it’s important to be able to move safely and independently through the world.
Whether you’ve experienced long-term low vision, a recent change in vision, or you’re gradually losing sight, Adult Mobility training offers everyday skills to keep you moving with confidence. Adult Mobility training is run by qualified Orientation and Mobility specialists who can tailor a program to meet your needs.
What skills can I learn in Adult Mobility training?
Learn skills to move through the world confidently.
Adult Mobility training can support you to:
- Get around your home and community safely
- Navigate through both familiar and new environments
- Catch public transport
- Use way-finding aids to increase your independence
- Keep doing the hobbies or activities you love
- Increase your confidence and independence.
What does the training cover?
Every training program is flexible and uniquely tailored to you.
Whatever your ultimate destination—whether it’s learning the skills to travel to and from work, pick the kids up from school, or stroll out to check the mail every morning—qualified Orientation and Mobility specialists ensure you can move the way you want, when you want, to get where you want to go.
Simply put, you’ll learn to map out and understand where you’ve come from, where you plan to go, and the safest, easiest way to get there.
Each practical technique is carefully selected to keep you going towards your personal goals, both long-term and short-term.
How your training evolves over time
Support for every step of your training journey.
Adult Mobility training is valuable for anyone at any stage of life. Regardless of your age or experience, we can be there to support you in every step of your training journey.
We’re always available if you need to refresh your skills or learn new mobility techniques to find your way with confidence. If your goals change over time, we adapt our support to suit your needs.
Training can range from one session to several weeks of intensive classes. Depending on the specific skills you hope to learn, you might receive training at home, get out and about to apply your training in the community, learn alongside family members or co-workers, or join us for programs at your local Guide Dogs Centre.