Happy Holidays from Guiding Eyes

This holiday season, please join me in applauding the men and women who are determined to live their lives to the fullest, despite their vision loss.  Deciding to come to Guiding Eyes is proof of [...]

Gone to the Dogs

Ann Chiappetta is a mom, wife and therapist from New York.  She typically travels through life at a high rate of speed, always accompanied by Guiding Eyes dog Verona.  This post is an excerpt [...]

Dear to My Heart

By Sharon Zenger, Guiding Eyes graduate I was born with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), and my vision deteriorated throughout my life. As a child, I knew that someday I would lose my sight, so I [...]

December 2012 Graduating Class

Thank you to our December graduation sponsors: “Today we honor our precious Vera! We are so very proud of you and how far you have come. You light up the room wherever you go. And from today [...]

Loving Every Minute

By Raven Tolliver, Guiding Eyes graduate When I was two years old I was diagnosed with retinal blastoma – a cancer that attacks the retinas. I went through radiation and chemotherapy, but [...]

A Positive Approach

by Sue Dishart I love to read.  I just finished Jon Gordon’s international bestseller, The Energy Bus.   The book reveals ten secrets for approaching life with the kind of thinking that leads to [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re feeling pretty grateful today.  As our November / December student class settles into day two of training with their new guide dogs, we reflect on the number of people who supported [...]

Getting Started in Florida

by:  Lisa Deutsch Guiding Eyes’ HR director Carolyn Kihm was shocked when I told her, nearly a year ago, that I was moving to Florida because my husband was retiring from almost four [...]

A Day in the Life: Ann Chiappetta

Ann Chiappetta is a mom, wife and therapist from New York.  She typically travels through life at a high rate of speed, always accompanied by Guiding Eyes dog Verona.  This post is an excerpt [...]