Learning From Nolan

By Frank Lopez After having used a white cane for more than 20 years, I was diagnosed with a hearing loss.  My doctor recommended that I look into getting a guide dog for the blind. I researched some guide dog organizations.  I chose Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Raphael, California.  I can remember…

Cane or Dog: What’s Right For You?

By Katherine Schneider, Ph.D. People often ask which is better, a cane or a dog as a mobility aid for a blind person. Having used a cane for 12 years and a guide dog for 40, I can compare and contrast for people. The bottom line is: it all depends on the person. When I…