Service Dogs and Animals For People With Disabilities

Service dogs (and other animals) provide assistance to individuals with a wide range of disabilities. In the broadest sense, they include assistance dogs for people with mobility impairments, hearing dogs, guide dogs for people who are blind, therapy dogs, and dog partners. The sites listed below provide general information about service dogs. Due to space … Read more

Resources For Aging With A Disability

Some people are born with disabilities and illnesses, and others are challenged by them later in life. Both strive to live long, productive and satisfying lives, but aging amplifies and causes newly acquired disabilities for everyone. The following organizations address the wide range of increased challenges of aging with a disability. Administration for Community Living … Read more

Resources For Rare Disorders

A rare disease is any disease that affects a small percentage of the population. Most rare diseases are genetic and thus are present throughout the person’s entire life, even if symptoms do not appear at birth. A disease may be considered rare in one part of the world, or in a particular group of people, … Read more