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Guide Dogs for the Blind: Path to a Guide Dog E-Series

November 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

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Get the facts, straight from the dog’s mouth on a variety of topics about the guide dog lifestyle! Join hosts Jane Flower, Youth Outreach Specialist and Jake Koch, Community Outreach Specialist at Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) for this three part online series.
This event is designed for those who are interested in exploring guide dog travel as a
mobility option. (Recommended for ages 14 and older.)

Topics include:
1. Day 1: Overview of GDB, a discussion about the differences between white cane and guide dog mobility, how to determine guide dog readiness, and GDB’s youth services.
2. Day 2: Application path and criteria to GDB’s guide dog program, and a description about the Orientation and Mobility Immersion program.
3. Day 3: Client training options, and Guide Dogs for the Blind’s suite of follow-up services.

Interested? Wag this way!
The Path to a Guide Dog E-Series will be held November 17-19 (Tuesday-Thursday) from
10:00-11:30 A.M. Pacific Time.

Registration Required. RSVP to the Path to a Guide Dog E-Series by emailing:
Jake Koch at jkoch@guidedogs.com or Jane Flower at jflower@guidedogs.com by November 16th. If you feel comfortable, feel free to let us know if you are a person who is blind or visually impaired, a blindness professional, both, or a friend or family member of a person who is blind or visually impaired in your emailed RSVP.

The Path to a Guide Dog E-Series will be held via the Zoom platform. A Zoom link and call-in details will be provided a couple days before the event to all participants who RSVP by email to either jkoch@guidedogs.com or jflower@guidedogs.com


November 17, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Guide Dogs for the Blind
1 (800) 295 4050
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