• Graduate Team William and Trudy

    7 monthes ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet February Residential Training Graduate William
    Graduate Team : William and Trudy
    Abo ut the Team: Trudy, a female black Lab, is Bill's first guide dog
    Hometown: Ocean City, New Jersey
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Kathryn Poallo
    Bill is 69 years young. At the age of 14, he was diagnosed with Stargardt's disease, (a hereditary form of macular degeneration), a progressive eye disease which he says left him with about five percent vision. He has been married to his wife Jeanne for 37 years. She is employed as an Occupational Therapist in the Atlantic City school system, and they have...
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  • Graduate Team Joelle and Coconut

    Graduate Team Joelle and Coconut

    7 monthes ago - By Guiding Eyes

    Meet February Residential Training Graduate Joelle
    Graduate Team : Joelle and Coconut
    About the Team: Coconut, a female yellow Lab, is Joelle's 2nd Guiding Eyes dog
    Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Guide Dog Mobility Instructor: Susan Kroha
    Joelle returns to Guiding Eyes for her second guide dog. She is passionate about helping others and chose to pursue a career in counseling. She has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from the California University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in professional counseling from Carlow University. She looks forward to working with older...
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