Graduate Tales

Graduate Tales

Graduating Class #389

Monday, July 13th, 2015


From Cane to Canine

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

It’s time to get a guide dog when…

For many of GDA’s graduates, there was an “aha moment” when they knew it was time to take the next step toward greater mobility and independence — making the switch from a white cane to a guide dog. Here, we share stories of three of our graduates about when they knew the time had come and the difference that having a guide dog has made for them in their lives.

Perfect Addition

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Families share stories about the difference a guide dog makes in their loved one’s life

For many of our students, stepping away from their day-to-day life for 28 days to train with a new guide dog and live on the Guide Dogs of America campus also means leaving behind loved ones during that time. Like the students, their loved ones are filled with anticipation of what life will hold for the new team when they return home. This is especially true of graduates and their family members who are experiencing, for the first time, the newfound freedom, independence, mobility and confidence that having a guide dog adds to the life of a blind person.

Graduating Class #388

Friday, April 24th, 2015


Graduating Class #387

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015


Graduating Class #385

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014


Graduating Class #384

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Class #384 graduated on July 13, 2014!

Graduating Class #383

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Class #383 graduated on April 13, 2014!

Graduating Class #382

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Class #382 graduated on January 26, 2014!

Graduating Class #381

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Class #381 graduated on December 21, 2013!

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