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Seminar coming on Idaho's White Cane Law

In celebration of October’s Blind Equality Achievement Month, the National Federation of the Blind of Idaho is inviting you to a one-hour informational seminar on Idaho’s white cane law. This law was amended in 2019 to include all persons with disabilities. This seminar entitled “Idaho’s White Cane Law: Guaranteeing Freedom and Access for Idahoans Who Are Blind or Disabled”, will be held on Zoom, Tuesday, October 11, from 3:30 P— 4:30 Mountain Time. Featured speakers include Mark Maurer, General Counsel (retired) and President Emeritus National Federation of the Blind, Eric Petterson, Disability Advocate, retired Attorney and lifetime member of the NFB of Idaho, as well as other members of the NFB Idaho affiliate. Topics will include a brief history of the white cane law, provisions of the law for pedestrians and drivers, 2019 changes to the law, and legislation regarding service animals. There will be time for questions and discussion. This seminar is open to anyone. If you would like to attend, please send an email request to, and a zoom link will be sent to you. The National Federation of the Blind of Idaho looks forward to seeing you at this informative event. Dana Ard, President National Federation of the Blind of Idaho

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