Service Providers

Some service providers are Non-Profit organisations and some are commercial entities.

Books

Books on CD or in daisy format are available from:

Mobility

Learning to navigate with a cane or guide dog:

Low Vision Rehabilitation

These are optometric-based services providing you with lenses or special devices that can maximise your existing vision. There are a number of these all over South Africa and this list may not include all of them.

DE JONGH OPTOMETRY
Moreleta Park, Pretoria. Telephone: 012 998 7592/3. email: deidre@dejonghoptometry.co.za

EYE SHOP OPTOMETRISTS
Reyno Ridge, Witbank, Mpumulanga. Optometrist: Hanlie Potgieter. Telephone: 013 692 4162 email: reynoridge@eyeshop.co.za website: www.eyeshop.co.za

JOANNE KALIL OPTOMETRIST
Durban North. Telephone (031) 563 6994 email: joanne@familyeyecare.co.za website: www.familyeyecare.co.za

LOW VISION CENTRE

HAZEL SACHAROWITZ. Blackheath, Johannesburg. Telephone 011 678 4438. email: hazel@lowvision.co.za website: www.lowvision.co.za

LOW VISION/LAE VISIE PRETORIA 

Pretoria Eye Institute. Francis Baard Street. Telephone 012 343 0069/0010. email: lowvisionpta@gmail.com

THE OPTICAL CENTRE

Shop 60, Middle Level, Hyde Park Corner.  Telephone 011 325 4245.  email: danker@danker.co.za

VAN DER WALT OPTOMETRISTS 

Westdene, Bloemfontein. Telephone 051 430 3982. email: trutervdw@vanderwaltoptometry.co.za

Assistive Devices

These service providers may offer optical or non optical devices such as magnifying glasses, electronic readers or rehabilitation skills training.

EN KELLER SOCIETY – LOW VISION SERVICE
Pinelands, CAPE TOWN, Telephone 021 531 5311 or 082 053 3731
lowvision@helenkeller.org.za
website: www.helenkeller.org.za

KWAZULU NATAL SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND
DURBAN, Telephone 031 202 7277
info@kznblind.org.za

LEAGUE OF FRIENDS OF THE BLIND
Grassy Park, CAPE TOWN, Telephone 021 705 3753, Fax 0217052154
info@lofob.org.za
www.lofob.org.za

KZN BLIND AND DEAF SOCIETY
DURBAN, Telephone 031 309 4991/2/3
info@nbds.org.za

NKOSINATHI FOUNDATION (S.A. Blind Workers Organisation)
North End, PORT ELIZABETH, Telephone 041 487 1150
director@nkosinathifoundation.org

EAST LONDON R.E.H.A.B.
Southernwood, EAST LONDON, Telephone 043 7435270
diffable@iafrica.com

RETINA SOUTH AFRICA
EASTERN CAPE BRANCH, Port Elizabeth, 041 363 0164
Contact person: Gail Cillie, eMail eastcape@retinasa.org.za

SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND FREE STATE,
BLOEMFONTEIN, Telephone & Fax 051 447 6934
fsblind@gmail.com
www.blindfs.org.za

Electronic Devices

These include computer programs, readers, scanners, etc

SIGHT SEEKERS
Anton van Rooyen, NATIONAL, Cell. 082 567 7404
info@sightseekers.co.za
www.sightseekers.co.za

 

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