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School for the Blind students make dog toys for fundraiser
School for the Blind students make dog toys for fundraiser

Fabrics in pink, green, yellow and a black-and-purple Ravens pattern dance across the table as students at the Maryland School for the Blind create dog toys as part of a fundraiser that also teaches them motor skills. The school, which serves 185 blind and visually impaired students on its Parkville campus, has teamed with the Happy Hands, Happy Dogs fundraiser in which students make "Knots of Fun" toys for dogs and sell them on the campus. The proceeds benefit the school. "It's a project that can be done by all our students here at school," said Dareen Barrios, the school's assistant principal and career coordinator. "Our career aid program focuses on...

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