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Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use Guide Dogs

Congratulations to my friends at Disability Rights Advocates and their co-counsel for reaching an unprecedented settlement with Uber. Under the settlement, Uber has agreed to take affirmative steps to prevent discrimination against blind riders who use guide dogs in its transportation network across the United States. 31 more words

5 years and counting

5 years ago today, I arrived in Smithtown, NY to attend team training at the Guide Dog Foundation for guide dog number 2.  At that time the Foundation’s traditional program was on campus for 26 days for first time recipients.  667 more words

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The In Betweeners (Autism and Blindness)

Professionally, I work with high school students with disabilities to help them transition out of high school. A large percentage of my caseload is Autism. I absolutely love this population and continue to learn ways to serve them appropriately. 1,027 more words

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International Guide Dog Day

Happy International Guide Dog Day. This is a very special day for guide dog handlers and their guides across the United States. We honor and cherish our guide dogs each and every day but today is a very special day to honor them. 2,567 more words

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#GuideDogTag #InternationalGuideDogDay 

Today is International Guide Dog Day!
To celebrate, I have completed the Guide Dog Tag that Emily from Fashioneyesta created recently and that I have been tagged to do by Holly from Catch These Words (links to sites at the end). 860 more words

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It's International Guide Dog Day!

Have you hugged your guide dog today?

Check out the Guide Dog Foundation for more information (they are always looking for new puppy raisers….) 12 more words

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WHERE DO YOU WRITE?- from Worzel

My last week on Sonsie Farm in Wales- I stood by the sink in Beatrice’s puce cottage, idly from the window watching Adelaide and Benny trundle home from church. 702 more words