Pain, fatigue, function and participation among long-term manual wheelchair users partnered with a mobility service dog
Contributor(s):: Vincent, C., Gagnon, D. H., Dumont, F.
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...
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...
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, V., Gagnon, D. H., Routhier, F., Poissant, L., Tousignant, M., Corriveau, H., Vincent, C.
Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude
An exploration of the impact service dogs have on the independence, autonomy and life satisfaction experienced by adolescents who are wheelchair dependent
Contributor(s):: Graham, Rahsaan J.
Psychosocial well-being and community participation of service dog partners
Contributor(s):: Collins, Diane M., Fitzgerald, Shirley G., Sachs-Ericsson, Natalie, Scherer, Marcia, Cooper, Rory A., Boninger, Michael L.
Service dogs in the province of Quebec: Sociodemographic profile of users and the dogs’ impact on functional ability
Contributor(s):: Vincent, Claude, Gagnon, Dany, Routhier, François, Leblond, Jean, Boucher, Pascale, Blanchet, Marie, Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie
Contributor(s):: Collins, D. M., Fitzgerald, S. G., Sachs-Ericsson, N., Scherer, M., Cooper, R. A., Boninger, M. L.
PURPOSE: This cross-sectional study examined whether partnering with service dogs influenced psychosocial well-being and community participation of adult individuals using wheelchairs or scooters. METHOD: One hundred and fifty-two people were recruited and group-matched, resulting in 76...
AbleData: a resource of assistive technology information
Contributor(s):: Fitzpatrick, R. B.
For friendlier skies
Has access really improved?
Contributor(s):: Hollenbeck, J.
Sarah & me: an update (Part 1)
Contributor(s):: Hanson, K.
Contributor(s):: Kopp, M.
Contributor(s):: Scott, S.
Planes, trains and automobiles
Contributor(s):: Dupes, B.
The 7 wonders of the world of disabilities
Contributor(s):: Hollingsworth, J. C., Apel, L.
[Popcorn with Lotte. Physically disabled Sabrina gets help from an assistance dog]
Contributor(s):: Staub, A.
The value of service dogs for people with severe ambulatory disabilities. A randomized controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Allen, K., Blascovich, J.