Training as an assistant for blind and partially sighted people.

About the course

Target audience

Social workers, social rehabilitators, social carers, students in the field, volunteers, anyone interested in improving their knowledge and skills in the field.

Aim of the course

To provide information and useful skills on assisting and accompanying blind and partially sighted people, gaining theoretical and practical knowledge in this work.


1. Access to social services for people with visual impairment in Latvia.

2. Functional characteristics of blind, partially sighted people.

3. Psychological adaptation.

4. Compensation mechanisms.

5. Orientation and mobility.

6. Technical aids.

Programme length. 3 days: 18 hours. At the end of the programme. Certificate licensed by the IKSD of Riga City Council. Programme costs. Participation fee per person 105 € (includes coffee breaks).

Apply for course

Tel: 67533895, mobile: 26118508 E-mail: Place of training: 10 Braila Street, Riga, LV-1024, Jugla

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