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==Blind==
 
==Blind==
* [[Tips for blind and visually impaired travellers]]
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===Dog Guides===
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Special testing and paperwork is required in Hawaii, the UK and Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. In general, travel to island countries should be planned for well in advance when traveling with a dog guide. Most developing countries don't have laws permitting dog guides in public places.
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==Countries Information==
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===South Africa===
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* <listing name="South African National Council for the Blind" alt="" directions="" address="514 White Street, Bailey's Muckleneuk, Pretoria" phone="+27 (0)12 452-3811" email="admin@sancb.org.za" fax="+27 (0)12 346-4699" url="http://www.sancb.org.za" hours="" price=""></listing>
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* <listing name="South African Guide Dogs Association" alt="" directions="" address="126 Wroxham Road, Rietfontein, Sandton" phone="+27 (0)11 705-3512" email="info@guidedog.org.za" fax="+27 (0)11 465-3858" url="http://www.guidedog.org.za" hours="" price=""></listing>
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===United States===
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* [http://nfb.org National Federation of the Blind], Baltimore, MD, +1 410 659-9314
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* [http://acb.org American Council of the Blind], Washington D.C., +1 202 467-5081
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===United Kingdom===
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* [http://rnib.org Royal National Institute of the Blind], London, +44 20 7388 1266
  
 
==Deaf==
 
==Deaf==

Revision as of 22:11, 11 December 2010

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General

Blind

Dog Guides

Special testing and paperwork is required in Hawaii, the UK and Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. In general, travel to island countries should be planned for well in advance when traveling with a dog guide. Most developing countries don't have laws permitting dog guides in public places.

Countries Information

South Africa

  • South African National Council for the Blind, 514 White Street, Bailey's Muckleneuk, Pretoria, +27 (0)12 452-3811 (, fax: +27 (0)12 346-4699), [1].
  • South African Guide Dogs Association, 126 Wroxham Road, Rietfontein, Sandton, +27 (0)11 705-3512 (, fax: +27 (0)11 465-3858), [2].

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