People Who Are Blind
The following organizations and websites provide assistance and information to the blind and visually impaired community. In addition to these resources, we also list tips and information about bringing your guide dog home, how to integrate your guide dog into the workplace and more in our Guide Dog Handler Resources section. If you have questions specific to Leader Dog programs, you may find the answers in the Guide Dog Training FAQs or the Orientation & Mobility FAQs. For additional assistance, give us a call at 888-777-5332.
- 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.
- 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.
- Seedlings Braille Books for Children A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-quality, low-cost children's books in Braille.
- ADA Information Resources
- ADA Business BRIEF: Service Animals
- American Council of the Blind
- Delta Society
- Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA, ( Download PDF ) published by the U.S. Department of Justice
- Guide to Assistance Dog Laws, published by Assistance Dogs International