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  1. Guide dog ownership and psychological well-being

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    | Contributor(s):: Cindy Wiggett

    This study explored the dynamics of guide dog ownership from a psychological point of view. The research was explorative in nature and employed two historically distinct methodologies of enquiry (both quantitative and qualitative). This explorative study relied on a very comprehensive...

  2. Specialized Equine Services and Therapeutic Riding

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    Our mission as Specialized Equine Services is to provide exceptional therapeutic services, through trained accredited and dedicated professionals and volunteers, improving the quality of life for those in Southern Illinois.

  3. Perceptions on Health Benefits of Guide Dog Ownership in an Austrian Population of Blind People with and without a Guide Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Glenk, L. M., Pribylova, L., Stetina, B. U., Demirel, S., Weissenbacher, K.

  4. Seeing through Feeling

    | Contributor(s):: Vincent, Carol

  5. When You Meet a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Pauline

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

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

  7. The Role of a Mobility Instructor in a Dog Guide School

    | Contributor(s):: Orcutt, Stephen G.

  8. Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada

    | Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.

  9. Some Thoughts about Acquiring and Learning to Use a Dog Guide

    | Contributor(s):: Lambert, Robert M.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Jocobson, William

  11. A Comparison of the Guide Dog Movements of England and the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Eames, E., Eames, T.

  12. Arrival Stories: Using Participatory, Embodied, Sensory Ethnography to Explore the Making of an English City for Newly Arrived International Students

    | Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Andrew

  13. Service Dogs and How They Help Human Beings

    | Contributor(s):: Anna Ercoli Schnitzer

    Service animals are animals that are individually trained to perform tasks for people with disabilities such as guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, or performing other special tasks. Service...

  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. The Semiotic Grounds of Animal Assistance: Sign Use of Guide Dogs and Their Visually Impaired Handlers

    | Contributor(s):: Riin Magnus

    Materiaalne linnakeskkond ja selles kehtivad käitumisreeglid sisaldavad kindlaid ootusi märgisüsteemide suhtes, mille abil keskkonda kasutada. Juhtkoera ja nägemispuudega inimese märgisüsteemide kombinatsioon eeldab olemasolevate ootustega kohanemist, aga loob ka...

  16. Guide dogs: medical tool on four pawsBlindenfuhrhunde: Medizinisches Hilfsmittel auf vier Pfoten

    | Contributor(s):: Hacker, S.

    This article discusses the training and suitability of guide dogs for blind people in Germany.

  17. Behavioural consequences of visual deprivation occurring at hatch or in the early life of chickens

    | Contributor(s):: Hocking, P. M., Haldane, K. A., Davidson, E. M., Sandoe, P., Kristensen, H. H.

    The development of behaviour in a line of chickens that are born sighted ( rdd) but turn blind after hatching was compared with a line that is blind at hatch ( beg) and with sighted White Leghorn controls (WL) to test the hypothesis that birds that become blind later in their life will show...

  18. Learning to see with the heart: Patricia Tirrell at TEDxLizardCreek

    | Contributor(s):: Patricia Tirrell

    It is special that two different species, humans and dogs, are able to live together in harmony. In order for the relationship between species to work there are rules that need to be followed – much the same as when we visit another culture. Working with animals I have learned about the...

  19. The effects of pet presence and counselor blindness on the efficacy of a counseling session

    | Contributor(s):: Joellen Mcadams

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of pet presence and counselor blindness on the efficacy of a counseling session;Counselor effectiveness was assessed by using three Counselor Rating Scales, the Confidence for Counseling Outcomes Expectancy Scale, the Continuation of...

  20. Positive experiences with dogs: An important addition to the curriculum for blind and visually impaired children

    | Contributor(s):: Young, J. Lynne