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  1. Visually Impaired People in Iran: Cultural and Environmental Effects on Orientation and Mobility Services

    Contributor(s):: Taheri-Araghi, M.

  2. Evaluation of Potential Dog Guide Users: The Role of the Orientation and Mobility Instructor

    Contributor(s):: Milligan, Kristen

  3. Complementary Travel Aids for Blind Persons: The Sonicguide Used with a Dog Guide

    Contributor(s):: Jocobson, William

  4. Understanding Guide Dog Team Interactions: Design Opportunities to Support Work and Play

    Contributor(s):: Sabrina Hauser, Ron Wakkary, Carman Neustaedter

    The visually impaired have been a longstanding and wellrecognized user group addressed in the field of Human- Computer Interaction (HCI). Recently, the study of sighted dog owners and their pets has gained interest in HCI. Despite this, there is a noticeable gap in the field with regards to...

  5. Le rapport des personnes déficientes visuelles au chien guide. Comment l’usage du chien guide pourrait-il se développer en France?

    Contributor(s):: Gaunet, Florence, Milliet, Jacqueline

  6. How does a dog attack on a guide dog affect the wellbeing of a guide dog owner?

    Contributor(s):: Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna

  7. Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

    Lions Foundation of Canada mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them Dog Guides at no cost. To do this, the Foundation operates Dog Guides Canada, a preeminent national training school and charity that assists individuals with disabilities through...

  8. Guide Dogs of Texas

    Guide Dogs of Texas provides guide dogs to visually impaired Texans as well as offering unique client services such as specialized matching, training and follow-up. Each of the dogs is specially bred, raised and trained.

  9. Guide Dogs of America

    Guide Dogs of America provides guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States and Canada.

  10. Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc

    Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for people who are blind, visually impaired, or with other special needs.

  11. Freedom Guide Dogs

    Our Mission: Freedom Guide Dogs is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization based in Upstate New York, which breeds, raises, trains and places guide dogs with the blind and visually impaired through a distinctive program called Hometown Training. Freedom Guide Dogs' services are available to people in...

  12. Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc

    •The Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to promoting increased independence to men and women who are blind by providing them with the highest quality guide dogs. •We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Bloomfield, CT. We breed, train and place our own, unique type of...

  13. Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.

    Eye Dog Foundation was organized as a non-profit corporation in 1952. Ever since that time, it has been dedicated to giving guide dogs to the blind and the visually impaired at absolutely no cost to them. Our German Shepherd dogs have been assisting blind individuals all over the world with their...

  14. No dogs allowed: Hawaii's quarantine law violates the rights of people with disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Sande Buhai Pond

    Stephanie is a visually-impaired Hawaii resident who has used a guide dog (seeing-eye dog) for several years. Her accounting firm temporarily transferred Stephanie, a CPA with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, to New York to assist a client in a multi-million dollar transaction, placing her...

  15. The Seeing Eye

    The Seeing Eye is a philanthropic organization whose mission is: To enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs. In pursuit of this mission, The Seeing Eye: Breeds and raises puppies to become Seeing Eye dogs (or obtains them...

  16. Leader Dogs for the Blind

    Founded by three Detroit-area Lions Clubs members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind provides guide dogs to people who are blind and visually impaired to enhance their mobility, independence and quality of life. Each year, over 270 clients attend our 26-day residential training program to be...

  17. Guide Dogs for the Blind

    We create a truly unique partnership between two beings. A collaboration that enhances the individual potential of each partner. Where the dog and the person have better lives together than either would have apart.Our unique program is equal parts match-making, intensive training, and lifetime...