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

SENSORY SOLUTIONS

HEAD OFFICE

226 Kruger Avenue, Lyttleton Manor, Centurion, 0157.  Tel: +27 12 664 7704

BRANCH OFFICE

4 Oxford Street, Durbanville, Cape Town, 7550. Tel: +27 21 975 3558

Email: info@sensorysolutions.co.za

Website: www.sensorysolutions.co.za

Sensory Solutions is a South African company with considerable experience in the field of accommodating persons who are visually impaired ie. who are either blind or partially sighted. We specialise in the field of providing Access Technology solutions for individuals, schools, universities, government departments etc, in particular to make the environment more accessible for the visually impaired. Part of our mission is to advise individuals and institutions on the best solutions available for particular environments, to design such solutions and finally to implement them on site.

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