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Posts by David Simmonds

You never stop learning

You never stop learning

David Simmonds

Today kicks of Adult Learners’ Week #ALW2016. David Simmonds, a client and Business Development and Advocacy Manager at Guide Dogs Victoria, shares with us the process of learning to navigate with I.D Cane and a Long Cane, using intuition and tuning into different environmental sounds.  Read more →

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David Simmonds and his Guide Dog Olga at work

David Simmonds

David Simmonds lives with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative condition that has caused him to gradually lose his sight. David is both a client and Business Development and Advocacy Manager at Guide Dogs Victoria. David lives in Ballarat and commutes confidently by train with Guide Dog, Olga, to Melbourne every day.