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Advocates calling for official government ID for service dogs

WATCH ABOVE: Advocates are calling for official government ID for service dogs.  They say it’ll cut down on fraud and help those who legitimately need the dog.  401 more words

News

Following controversy and stiff competition, Uber makes its app more friendly to hearing-impaired drivers

Uber has updated its mobile applications with new features meant to make it easier for deaf and hard-of-hearing drivers to communicate with passengers.

In addition to making the driver’s phone light up when a passenger is available, the update will remove the ability for consumers to call their driver, and will instead encourage them to send a message with specific instructions. 525 more words

Tech

Blind engineering student set to graduate from Swarthmore College

In seventh grade, Hayden Dahmm created a little bit of electricity.

For a science competition, Dahmm built a small solar collector out of a soda bottle and some pieces of copper that he had oxidized on a hot plate. 1,288 more words

CAMPUS BEAT

Good evening readers:
Today was a pretty good day. Originally I was going to go down town with Pete this morning but when I woke up I was feeling kinda sluggish so I asked him if I could do a solo and do down town in the afternoon. 349 more words

Blindness

Good afternoon lovely readers:
Sorry about not doing a second post last night. Petsmart wasn’t really anything exciting to write about. We bought her some new treats hoping she’d like them more but she just seems to be more of a verbal and physical praise dog than a food motivated one. 583 more words

Blindness

Week 2 of My Internship (+ Some GDF Stuff, Of Course)

Tomorrow begins the second full week of work at my internship with Project Safe this summer. So far, it’s been a HUGE learning curve–there’s so much that goes into a nonprofit that I never would have thought of! 699 more words

College