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  1. Southeastern Guide Dogs

    | Organizations

    Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs. Employing the latest in canine development and behavior research, the...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/60155

  2. Pet Companion Robot for Visually Impaired Elderly

    | Conference Papers | Contributor(s): Fanglin Chao

    The proposed concept serves as the middle person to feed, detect, trash collect and communicate between the elderly and the pet. Several kind of interaction mode was also...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/58686

  3. Understanding Guide Dog Team Interactions: Design Opportunities to Support Work and Play

    | Conference Proceedings | Contributor(s): Sabrina Hauser, Ron Wakkary, Carman Neustaedter

    The visually impaired have been a longstanding and wellrecognized user group addressed in the field of Human- Computer Interaction (HCI). Recently, the study of sighted dog owners and their pets...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/57759

  4. Le rapport des personnes déficientes visuelles au chien guide. Comment l’usage du chien guide pourrait-il se développer en France?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gaunet, Florence, Milliet, Jacqueline

    2010 The relationship of visually impaired people with the guide dog: How could the use of dogs be further developed in France. ALTER-European Journal of Disability Research/Revue Européenne de...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/55328

  5. Humane education for students with visual impairments: Learning about working dogs

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bruce, Susan M., Feinstein, Jennie Dapice, Kennedy, Meghan C., Liu, Ming

    2015 Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness 109 4 279-290 0145-482X American Foundation for the Blind Bruce, Susan M., Department of Teacher Education, Special Education, Curriculum and...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/54597

  6. How does a dog attack on a guide dog affect the wellbeing of a guide dog owner?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna

    2015 British Journal of Visual Impairment 33 1 5-18 0264-61961744-5809 Sage Publications US 10.1177/0264619614553859 Marquès-Brocksopp, Lorna, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/52635

  7. Dog team walking: inter-corporeal identities, blindness and reciprocal guiding

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Andrew, Stevenson

    2013 Disability & Society 28 8 1162-1167 09687599 10.1080/09687599.2013.832504 text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/50790

  8. Assistive Technology and Dolphin Therapy: A Wonderful Combination

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Smith, Eli, Thomasson, Gretchen

    2008 Exceptional Parent 38 9 64-66 0046-9157 Exceptional Parent text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/44987

  9. Rising Stars Therapeutic Riding Center

    | Organizations

    Rising Stars is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit offering equine therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy to children and adults with disabilities throughout southcentral idaho.

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3667

  10. Helping Hands Healing Hooves

    | Organizations

    Helping Hands Healing Hooves is a non-profit therapeutic equine assisted riding program that encourages individuals of all ages with special needs to develop their full potential. We strive to...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3467

  11. Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship

    | Organizations

    Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) serves children and adults with disabilities by providing equine-assisted activites and therapies including adaptive recreational horseback...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3235

  12. KSDS Inc. Assistance Dogs

    | Organizations

    KSDS specializes in promoting independence and inclusion of individuals who are visually impaired or physically disabled, by providing highly-trained canine assistance and support. We also provide...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3213

  13. Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides

    | Organizations

    Lions Foundation of Canada mission is to assist Canadians with a medical or physical disability by providing them Dog Guides at no cost. To do this, the Foundation operates Dog Guides Canada, a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3072

  14. Guide Dogs of Texas

    | Organizations

    Guide Dogs of Texas provides guide dogs to visually impaired Texans as well as offering unique client services such as specialized matching, training and follow-up. Each of the dogs is specially...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/3070

  15. Guide Dogs of America

    | Organizations

    Guide Dogs of America provides guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States and Canada.

    http://habricentral.org/resources/2944

  16. Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc

    | Organizations

    Our Mission: To improve the quality of life for people who are blind, visually impaired, or with other special needs.

    http://habricentral.org/resources/2942

  17. Freedom Guide Dogs

    | Organizations

    Our Mission: Freedom Guide Dogs is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization based in Upstate New York, which breeds, raises, trains and places guide dogs with the blind and visually impaired through a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/2940

  18. Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc

    | Organizations

    •The Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to promoting increased independence to men and women who are blind by providing them with the highest quality guide dogs. •We are a...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/2930

  19. Eye Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.

    | Organizations

    Eye Dog Foundation was organized as a non-profit corporation in 1952. Ever since that time, it has been dedicated to giving guide dogs to the blind and the visually impaired at absolutely no cost...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/2928

  20. No dogs allowed: Hawaii's quarantine law violates the rights of people with disabilities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sande Buhai Pond

    Stephanie is a visually-impaired Hawaii resident who has used a guide dog (seeing-eye dog) for several years. Her accounting firm temporarily transferred Stephanie, a CPA with expertise in mergers...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/1970