How do the blind cope with Israeli life? - mini documentary

The visually impaired report a range of difficulties, from blurry vision to total blackness. Now guide dogs, after much training, can help them live fuller lives.

By RENAY MIMRAN, MISHEL ROKE
April 2, 2019 13:51
The Israel Guide Dog Center

The Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind has graduated more than 350 canines in Israel. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
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The number of Israelis who are visually impaired is said to be roughly 25,000.

They suffer from a wide range of impairment, with some suffering only blurry vision and others complete blackness.

The number of Israelis who are visually impaired is said to be roughly 25,000. They suffer from a wide range of impairment, with some suffering only blurry vision and others- complete blackness

The lives of Israelis with impaired vision can drastically improve with the assistance of a seeing eye guide dog.


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