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Guide dog helps visually impaired man navigate Spring Festival rush

Little Q, a golden retriever in a red vest, embarked on a 1,300-kilometer journey with his master during the Spring Festival travel rush.“Little Q is my eyes, and I can rest assured with him,” said Su Bo, the dog’s owner, who is visually impaired. http://www.ecns.cn/news/2019-01-31/detail-ifzeerre7964768.shtml


eSight eyeglasses use innovative technology to let the visually impaired see

Leveraging multiple leading-edge technologies, Toronto-based tech firm eSight Corp. has designed and developed a set electronic glasses that let the visually impaired see. Representing the only clinically-validated device on the market that enables those living with vision loss to see, the eSight glasses are worn comfortably like a normal pairRead More …


Bird Box Challenge or parody of disabilities for profit?

Social phenomenon or fads have been with us likely forever and can arise from many different areas of influence. In the 1950’s, millions of teens took part in the hula hoop craze. Then, in the 1970’s and 80’s, we saw more examples of fads like the pet rock and theRead More …


Guide Dog Files part 5

As I wind up this story recounting my experiences learning to work with my Guide Dog Fauna, I extend my appreciation to all who have followed this story, and hope that you will continue to follow our adventures here on BlindTravel.com. We pick up the story at the beginning ofRead More …


Guide dog user? don’t forget this when you travel…

Successfully traveling with a guide dog means being prepared for any situation you can think of… and a few you might not. Remember that guide dogs are people too (just ask them) and sometimes they might not feel well. Always remember to bring your white cane with you when youRead More …


Guide Dog Files – part four

Welcome to part four of my experiences learning to work with a guide dog for the first time. In early October I traveled to Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California to receive my guide dog Fauna. With the anxiety of meeting my new dog for the firstRead More …


Traveling with a Guide Dog

Traveling with a guide dog can be similar to traveling with a child at times. I have twin boys, and after traveling with and raising them, I found myself putting together a whole bag of tricks that I could pull from depending on the situation. Getting ready to go OneRead More …


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