[Ohio-talk] More on CVG

Marianne Denning marianne at denningweb.com
Fri May 13 00:04:13 UTC 2016


Thanks!  I will talk with Air Serv tomorrow.  I don't know what the
response will be but we would provide the training free.

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 6:54 PM, Sheri Albers via Ohio-Talk <
ohio-talk at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> Marianne,
> I am willing to participate in this training, as someone who does not have
> a
> guide dog.
> Sheri Albers
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ohio-Talk [mailto:ohio-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of
> Marianne
> Denning via Ohio-Talk
> Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2016 5:47 PM
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> Cc: Marianne Denning
> Subject: [Ohio-talk] More on CVG
>
> I spoke to a gentleman who works for Air Serv, the company that provides
> wheelchair and escort services at CVG.  This company also provides these
> services at several airports around the U.S.  He assured me they do not
> have
> a policy requiring blind people to ride in a wheelchair.  I told him about
> our experience and he plans to talk with the man who told us that is was
> required by the company insurance policy and in their policy manual.
> He will post the policy in the break room.  He thought there might be some
> confusion because the airlines usually provide assistance to blind people
> at
> CVG.  I plan to call him tomorrow and offer to provide training to their
> staff on working with blind people.  OAGDU, with Deanna's approval, will do
> this training.  This emphasizes that it is important to advocate when
> something like this happens.  I hope anyone who has a similar situation
> will
> contact Air Serv at the Cincinnati Airport so this discrimination ends.
>
> --
> Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
> Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
> (513) 607-6053
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Marianne Denning, TVI, MA
Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
(513) 607-6053


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