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  1. Macon TRACS

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    Founded in 2008, Macon TRACS, Inc. is a 501-C-3 non-profit and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Center.  ​Since 2009, Macon TRACS has served individuals with the following Special Needs: Cerebral Palsy, Autism, ADD, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome,...

  2. Amy's Wish With Wings

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    Our mission is to provide equine assisted activities for children with special needs. This may include but is not limited to children with autism, down syndrome, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, victims of abuse, vision impaired, selective mutism and many others.  These children benefit...

  3. RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center

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    RideAbility is a Therapeutic Riding Program, Equine Facilitated Activity Program, approved 501 (c) (3).  RideAbility’s mission is to offer a wide range of horse-related programs to children, adults, and families with special needs to promote physical, psychological, emotional,...

  4. Equi-Librium, Inc.

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    Founded in 2001 and located on an 18+ acre farm in Nazareth, PA, Equi-librium provides individuals with physical and developmental disabilities, as well as social/emotional needs, with accessible and affordable therapy by utilizing horses as therapy tools. Equine Assisted Activity & Therapy...

  5. Horses for Healing Therapeutic Horseback Riding

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    All Horses for Healing sessions are supervised by certified riding instructors. Each instructor has undergone a stringent certification process and possesses a strong equine background, as well as an understanding of various disabilities through continuing education based on the annually...

  6. Visually Impaired People in Iran: Cultural and Environmental Effects on Orientation and Mobility Services

    | Contributor(s):: Taheri-Araghi, M.

  7. Evaluation of Potential Dog Guide Users: The Role of the Orientation and Mobility Instructor

    | Contributor(s):: Milligan, Kristen

  8. Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.

  9. Complementary Travel Aids for Blind Persons: The Sonicguide Used with a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Jocobson, William

  10. Support for Children with a Visual Impairment in Northern Ireland: The Role of the Rehabilitation Worker

    | Contributor(s):: Gray, Colette

  11. Visiting the vets with a guide dog

  12. Use of and disparities in access to adaptive devices among U.S. adults with age-related eye diseases

    | Contributor(s):: Gibson, D. M.

  13. "She's a dog at the end of the day": guide dog owners' perspectives on the behaviour of their guide dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Craigon, P. J., Hobson-West, P., England, G. C. W., Whelan, C.

    A guide dog is a domestic dog (Canis familiaris) that is specifically educated to provide mobility support to a blind or visually impaired owner. Current dog suitability assessments focus on behavioural traits, including: trainability, reactivity or attention to environmental stimuli, low...

  14. Southeastern Guide Dogs

    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 national organization trains dogs of the highest pedigree for people who are blind and for veterans.All of...

  15. Pet Companion Robot for Visually Impaired Elderly

    | 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 proposed to fulfill the ability and living characteristics of the elderly. Although only part of function...

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

    | 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 has gained interest in HCI. Despite this, there is a noticeable gap in the field with regards to...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    | Contributor(s):: Andrew, Stevenson