The mission of Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired is to promote independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, their families and blindness service providers.
Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr. E.V.L. Brown, Hadley offers courses free of charge to its blind and visually impaired students and their families, and affordable tuition to blindness professionals. Read more “About” Hadley via the following link: http://www.hadley.edu/AboutHadley.asp
Guide Dogs Course: GDG-102, Media: B, LP or OL (DTB coming soon), Lessons: 5
Are you considering a guide dog? This story-based course encourages you to think about becoming a guide dog handler. If you are living with individuals who are considering a guide dog, this course provides insight into the decision-making process so that you can better empathize with them. Weigh the benefits of companionship, and learn about the mutual dependence between yourself and a trusted canine partner. Be secure in the knowledge that you or the person you know has made the right decision. Note: This course is not intended as a training course for guide dog use. Course details can be found on their website via the following link: http://www.hadley.edu/showCourseDetail.asp?courseid=GDG-102