Phone: 0405 42 42 65
We want to assist people who experience vision loss.
Hello I am Jane Richey, Part of the “SeeWithMe” team. I have a strong connections with vision loss, due to my families afflictions with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Over the years I have been a carer, support worker, volunteer and paid employee through a variety of positions, involving people with varied conditions. Including people who are blind, experiencing low vision, elderly, frail, mental health issues or intellectual disability. I have Cert 4. Community services and development. Cert 4. Horticulture. Support worker/supervisor with Finding Workable Solutions. Volunteer with the RSB and other organisations for 8 years. Thank you for reading.
Hi my name is Angela and I am a volunteer with See With Me. I am almost totally blind. Married with two teenage children. Enjoy going to the gym, swimming, surf fishing, Reading audiobooks listening and playing music. My guide dog’s name is Oreo who gives me greater independence when travelling out and about. Listed below is some of the qualities and experiences that I bring to the See With Me team - Owned my own Retail/Wholesale Plant Nursery for 14 years - always like to encourage others to have a go at anything. - Passionate about promoting inclusion of all people within the community. - Have a sound knowledge about services available to low vision and blind. - Have a good understanding of the NDIS - always interested in new technology - played in a number of disability based bands - a committee member of the city of Victor Harbor access and inclusion advisory committee - Hold all relevant clearances to work with people with disabilities.
Hello. I am Lauren Govan. In my 50s, legally blind, due to Retinitis Pigmentosa. The disease is very prevalent in my family. At the age of 40, my own vision began to deteriorate. It is confronting and scary. I am a very positive person though and always try, to not let vision loss affect me negatively. I can see how vision loss can hinder people. Socially. Financially. Physically. Psychologically. I want to be involved with people experiencing sight issues. Connect with them and commit to making life more enjoyable and inclusive for us all. My Work Life. I worked with intellectually Challenged children and young adults for many years. I have been owner/operator of two small, successful businesses in hospitality. Completed Commercial Cookery Certificate 2. Tafe. Completed Community Services and Development. Cert 4. Tafe. Completed Diploma of Counselling Dec. 2019. Australian Institute Professional Counsellors. A Single Parent. A Volunteer. Now focusing on, See With Me, and striving for positive and enjoyable outcomes for people. Look Forward to Meeting You.