Beyond the Benefits of Assistance Dogs: Exploring Challenges Experienced by First-Time Handlers
| Contributor(s):: Gravrok, J., Bendrups, D., Howell, T., Bennett, P.
Effective Multidisciplinary Search Strategies for Assistance Animals: A Librarian's Perspective
| Contributor(s):: Fausak, E. D.
Quality of Life of Service Dog Partners
| Contributor(s):: Robert Wesley Milan
Medical advances are constantly increasing survival rates of individuals experiencing traumatic accidents and infants born with disabilities. Medical advances have also significantly increased the life expectancy of individuals living with disabilities as well as the general population. Along...
Investigation of the Effects of Service Dogs on Individuals Who Use Wheelchairs
| Contributor(s):: Amanda Marie Reinsfelder
With modern medicine and advances in technology, people are living longer and expecting a higher quality of life. Individuals may not be receiving the ideal assistive devices because they are not sure where to obtain the proper equipment, or what is available. An increased flow of informational...
The Impact of Service Dogs on Engagement in Occupation among Females with Mobility Impairments: A Qualitative Descriptive Study
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| Contributor(s):: Ellen Herlache-Pretzer, Melissa Y. Winkle, Rachel Csatari, Alyssa Kolanowski, Amy Londry, Rachel Dawson
It is becoming more common for people with disabilities to procure service dogs as a form of assistive technology (AT). However, there is little qualitative research examining the impact of service dogs on engagement in valued daily activities (occupations) among persons with mobility...
To What Extent Can the Use of a Mobility Assistance Dog Reduce Upper Limb Efforts When Manual Wheelchair Users Ascend a Ramp?
| Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude
AbleData: a resource of assistive technology information
| Contributor(s):: Fitzpatrick, R. B.
| Contributor(s):: Winkle, M., Zimmerman, B.
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| Contributor(s):: Morgan, S.