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Friday, September 22, 2006

Living Blind

By Julie Johnson is where you can find links to On The Go guide dog harnesses, leashes, relieving harnesses and other guide dog related equipment. I personally make the On The Go equipment myself to meet your exact specifications and needs. It is the equipment that I personally use daily.

I am blind and a guide dog user myself. I understand the need for quality information and a friendly, helpful smile! You'll find both at

If you're blind or visually impaired, a friend or family member of someone who is, a teacher, or just interested, whether you have some useful vision or not, if you're looking for helpful information and energetic discussion, head over to

Living Blind is an online community of blind and visually impaired people sharing ideas to create a friendly, and informative site so that we can learn and grow together! It offers information and helpful "how to" tips as well as a place to just relax, soak up some knowledge about Living Blind and gain some moral support and much encouragement.

At Living Blind a "blind" person is anyone whose vision is limited so that the way in which you accomplish daily tasks, like cooking, going to the store, using the computer or organizing your finances is done a little differently than the way sighted people accomplish these tasks. Perhaps you use Braille, cassette tape, a reader, a cane or a guide dog, it doesn't matter.

Living Blind welcomes everyone in every walk of life, employed or at home, in the city or on the farm, cane users and guide dog handlers, with some usable vision or none at all, and sighted people too.

The site contains informative articles on various topics about every day living, from finding a job to what to wear to the interview, from relationships to parenting, from canes to guide dogs! so you might want to visit often to see what's new!

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