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The National Association of Guide dog Users is the nation’s leading membership organization for blind people who use guide dogs. NAGDU is a strong and proud division of the National Federation of the Blind. NAGDU conducts public awareness campaigns on issues of guide dog use, provides advocacy support for guide dog handlers who face discrimination, supports sound policy and effective legislation to protect the rights of guide dog users, offers educational programs to school and civic organizations, and functions as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind. For more information about the National Association of Guide Dog Users and to support their work, you can visit their website at HTTP://WWW.NAGDU.ORG Or send an email message to Info@NAGDU.ORG

Sheriff’s Office/State of florida condone Discrimination against Disabled

  Sheriff’s Office/State of Florida Condone Discrimination against Disabled By Marion Gwizdala   On February 11, 2016, in a stunning blow to the rights of the disabled, the State Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa, Florida released a … Continue reading

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Greyhound Lines to Resolve ADA Violations

Greyhound Lines to Resolve ADA Violations February 8, 2016 Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Under the terms of a consent decree filed by the Justice Department today, Greyhound Lines Inc., the nations largest provider of intercity bus transportation, will … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office/State of Florida Condone Discrimination against Disabled

  Sheriff’s Office/State of Florida Condones Discrimination against Disabled By Marion Gwizdala   On February 11, 2016, in a stunning blow to the rights of the disabled, the State Attorney for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa, Florida released a … Continue reading

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Who Are the Leaders of the National Association of Guide Dog Users?

Who Are the Leaders of the National Association of Guide Dog Users? The National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU) is a strong and proud division of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB). The NFB believes that blindness is … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about Service animals & the ADAFrequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA

The following information is excerpted from http://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html For more information or for advocacy guidance, please call 888-NAGDU411 (888-624-3841) Marion Gwizdala, President National Association of Guide Dog Users National Federation of the blind 813-626-2789 Info@NAGDU.ORG Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals … Continue reading

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Another Desensitization Session at the Zoo

As we move forward to demonstrate how live animal collections can desensitize their animals to the presence of service dog in an effort to afford the least restrictive access to disabled individuals accompanied by their service dogs, we will be … Continue reading

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National Association Of Guide Dog Users Chooses Twilio To Power Their Hotline

The National Association Of Guide Dog Users Chooses Twilio To Power Their Hotline, Track Down Illegal Denial Of Service Issues Posted by Kyle Kelly-Yahner on May 12, 2015 in DOers In Action There’s a good reason guide dogs have “don’t … Continue reading

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