Guide Dog Foundation students come from all backgrounds and geographical locations.
Our program students are blind, physically disabled or face physiological impairments. However, they all share one common goal: to live without boundaries. The stories below are about the people who have broken down their barriers by making the decision to use an assistance dog to enhance their independence and mobility.
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Andrew Rubenstein, Director of Marketing 631-930-9091
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Hari Dhoundiyal describes growing up blind in India as “interesting.” When he was in the fourth grade, he was accidentally poked in the eye, which resulted in injury to that eye. “It was only one eye,” he says, “but I lost my second eye because of the sympathetic effect.” Continue reading here.