A recent transplant to Seattle from New York via Miami. Claire became legally blind due to a rare optic stroke in August 2005 and graduated from Guide Dogs for the Blind in July 2007. She and her team mate, DaVida, a beautiful yellow lab speaks to public audiences and shows how a guide dog helps in her life. Claire is on the Speaker’s Bureau for Guide Dogs for the Blind and appears at schools, retirement communities, hospitals to bring pleasure and information to her neighbors..
Claire’s recent book “Sightless in Seattle, Adventures with my Guide Dog” has received many 5 star reviews on Amazon. She also wrote business texts for alternative medicine practitioners, and has written a small business management text, in its second printing. She is a former President of Miami Mensa, and of Mensa of Western Washington. Today she is a Toastmaster, Rotarian, creative writing teacher, life coach, motivational public speaker, and an inspiration for all who meet her.
email: claire at claireanderson dot net
Books by Claire:
Sightless in Seattle, Adventures with my Guide Dog