Graduate Resources

Leader Dogs for the Blind has compiled the following resources to provide information about organizations, workplace resources and websites of interest to the blind and visually impaired community.

Helpful Leader Dog Documents

  • Welcome to Leader Dog – A general overview of what to expect when you get to campus
    ( Download Doc )
  • Preparing for your new dog – How to get your home ready ( Download Doc )
  • Client Suggestion Sheet – Hints from past guide dog clients ( Download Doc )
  • Family Instructions – Information your family and friends need to know ( Download Doc )

Organizations

  • American Council of the Blind (ACB) strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by serving as a representative national organization of people who are blind.
  • Guide Dog Users, Inc. (GDUI) strives to promote civil rights and enhance the quality of life of working guide dog teams.
  • International Association of Assistance Dog Partners (IAADP) fosters the assistance dog movement in the United States and throughout the world.
  • Lions Clubs International is a volunteer-based organization that offers a variety of services to people who are blind, Deaf or Deaf-Blind.
  • National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU) is a division of the National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of people who are blind in the United States.
  • National Federation of the Blind (NFB) works to improve the lives of people who are blind through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.

Workplace Resources

Web Resources

Literature