Assistance Dogs for Persons with Hearing Impairment: A Review
Contributor(s):: Martellucci, S., Belvisi, V., Ralli, M., Stadio, A. D., Musacchio, A., Greco, A., Gallo, A., Vincentiis, M., Attanasio, G.
The Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC)
The Therapeutic and Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC) provides therapeutic horseback riding services to children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Service Dogs Are Not A Pet Project | Jocelynn Johnson | TEDxWpg
| Contributor(s):: Jocelynn Johnson
Service dogs are increasingly visible in society, but do you know how to behave around one? Jocelynn Johnson, is a Geospatial Analyst for the Government of Manitoba. She is a graduate of both Red River College and the University of Manitoba (BSc), and is currently pursuing a third degree....
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,...
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...
Horses are Worth More Than Riches: Parental Perceptions of the Relationship Between Equine Assisted Activities/Therapy and Listening and Spoken Language
| Contributor(s):: Kelsey M. Large
The purpose of this study was to determine parental perceptions of the impact of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy (EAAT) on the listening and spoken language skills of children who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). Parents of children who are DHH and communicate through listening and...
Using therapy dogs to improve reading fluency of children who are deaf or hard of hearing: Is it effective?
| Contributor(s):: Jacklyn Marie Litzinger
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effectiveness of using therapy dog reading programs with children who are deaf or hard of hearing using cochlear implants and hearing aids. It includes a literature review of reading fluency and therapy dog programs.
Physical Impairments and Service Dogs
There are several kinds of vision impairments. The World
Health Organization defines four levels of visual function: normal vision, moderate visual impairment,
severe visual impairment, and...
Equine assisted counseling with Deaf families
| Contributor(s):: Tinsley, Karen A., Jedlicka, Holly, Trotter, Kay Sudekum
With a team of loyal horses, PATH International Certified Instructors, Therapist and Trained Volunteers, Freedom Ride provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with many types of disabilities....cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism, developmental...
TN Safety Spotters
Our foal is to introduce you into the world of deaf therapy dogs. The Spotters travel the Mid-South area with owner, trainer and handler, Patricia Belt helping save the lives of children through fun, interactive safety programs. These nationally recognized 4-legged healers provide comfort,...
River Cities Therapy and Recreation Center, Inc.
RCTRC is a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt, non-profit organization, dedicated to the well being of children and adults through equine facilitated therapy.
"Nudging them back to reality": toward a growing public acceptance of the role dogs fulfill in ameliorating contemporary veterans' PTSD symptoms
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, M. F., Edwards, M. E., Pooley, J. A.
Relationship between Deaf Identity and D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals' Attitudes toward Hearing Dog Use
| Contributor(s):: Miller, Cara Anne
Pet Therapy: A New Way of Reaching Students with Additional Disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Mockler, Kimberly
Dog Guides and Deaf-Blindness: The Deaf-Blind Component of the Special Needs Program at Guiding Eyes for the Blind
| Contributor(s):: Martine, Andrea, Meteyer, Michael, Purcell, Ellin, Zubrycki, Kathy
Leader Dogs for the Blind
Founded by three Detroit-area Lions Clubs members in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind provides guide dogs to people who are blind and visually impaired to enhance their mobility, independence and quality of life. Each year, over 270 clients attend our 26-day residential training program to be...
Dogs for the Deaf
Dogs for the Deaf, Inc.'s mission is to rescue and professionally train dogs to help people and enhance lives, maintaining a lifelong commitment to all dogs we rescue and all people we serve.
Psychosocial implications of service dog ownership for people who have mobility or hearing impairments
| Contributor(s):: Valentine, D. P., Kiddoo, M., LaFleur, B.
Hearing dogs: a longitudinal study of social and psychological effects on deaf and hard-of-hearing recipients
| Contributor(s):: Guest, C. M., Collis, G. M., McNicholas, J.