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Uber's policy about service dogs

December 11, 201416 CommentsPosted in blindness, guide dogs, Seeing Eye dogs, technology for people who are blind, travel, Uncategorized

Last night my Seeing Eye dog and I took an Uber ride to a special “accessible” performance of the play Great Expectations. From the Victory Gardens web site: Wednesday, December 10 at 8:00 PM Access Services include: Audio Description, Closed Captioning, Wheelchair accessibility, free UBER Transportation Mike wasn’t interested in going, and I’ve been curious […]

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Back to school

November 8, 201433 CommentsPosted in blindness, Braille, public speaking, questions kids ask, technology for people who are blind, Uncategorized, visiting schools

I practiced with Whitney ahead of time, so when the Dukes of Distinction presentation started Thursday night, we knew exactly what to do: follow fellow distinguished alum Dr. Robert Chen (“I go by Bob, he said when we were introduced) down the red carpet, stop when Bob stops, and pivot 90 degrees to the left […]

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