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19/06/2012

Does using a guide dog rather than a cane make a measurable difference to how effectively a visually impaired person can get around? Plus, a visually impaired group visits a farm.

The Government is proposing that owning a guide dog will contribute more points towards a benefit than using a white cane. Two listeners - one who uses a guide dog and one who uses a cane take us on a regular route they make describing their journeys. And Tony Shearman joins a group of visually impaired people as they visit a farm to experience farming and farm animals hands on.

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