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Tag Archives: self-advocacy
Flashback Friday: Revolving Doors
It is not unreasonable to expect to be able to walk through any door.
Peering Through the Window of Tolerance
The stigma persists, at least in part, because we believe it does.
Compartmentalization: A Skill for Adults with Disabilities Practicing Individuation
Afterseveral failed lunges to escape the shaky watercraft in rough water, Greta finally succeeded in escaping on the safest part of the trip, and immediately regretted her decision.
Flashback Friday: Dog Distraction
To explain how Seeing Eye dogs are trained to ignore their instincts, I’m going to use an example. Juno is, of course, our working dog. Fluffy will be our civilian dog. Here’s how Juno learns to ignore Fluffy:
Guest Post: An Open Letter to New Guide Dog Handlers
This week, fellow blindfluencer Rhianna McGregor and I swapped blogs again. We’re both on our second dog guides, and decided to share some hard-won wisdom from our experiences with new and prospective dog guide users. We’ve attended different schools, worked with different breeds, and learned different lessons.
Flashback Friday: Cave Canem
What to do when your service dog is attacked by another dog.what to do when you see a dog attacking a service dog team. How to reduce dog-on-service-dog-violence.
The Importance of Boundaries for Introverts with Service Dogs
Your service dog is not their emotional support animal.
My Road-trip Daydreams
How long does it take to get used to freedom?
Traveling with a Service Dog: Planning Your Trip
Today your favorite blindfluencer asks you to share the most unusual place you’ve taken a furry friend! Tell me the story and you might get featured on The dark Side!