Guide Dog Seminar

Practicing orientation and mobility (O&M) professionals have the opportunity to learn more about guide dog training, travel and field support requirements. A maximum of 12 O&M professionals may enroll in this overview and skill development program. Participants have the opportunity to experience guide dog challenges first hand and preview GPS navigational technology.

Program Overview

  • Eligibility Requirements:
    • Participants must have completed university coursework and graduated at least six months prior to the seminar.
    • Participants must be certified orientation and mobility specialists with at least six months of experience.
    • Participants must not have previously attended this seminar within the last five years.
  • Challenge Level: Easy to moderate
    • Participants receive 11.5 ACVREP continuing education credits
  • Classes Offered Annually: Two
  • Seminar dates:
    • Arrive Wednesday, May 29, 2019; seminar is Thursday, May 30 & Friday, May 30, 2019. Application deadline: Friday, April 26, 2019

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