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By Shannon Klie
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/02/2008

When Kaye Leslie started working at Scotiabank five years ago, one of her first tasks was to give a presentation to the bank’s training vendors about how to make learning more accessible.

A few minutes into her presentation, the sound of snoring filled the room.

Her presentation hadn’t put her audience to sleep, it was just that Leslie, who was born with juvenile macular degeneration and has only two per cent of her vision, had brought her guide dog Kirk to the presentation and he had promptly settled down for a nap.