Resources

We hope that you find our website helpful and informative. If you have additional questions related to Canine Companions for Independence please feel free to call 1-800-572-BARK, or contact us. Below are some links to other websites you may find helpful.

 

 

 

Assistance Dog International logo   Assistance Dogs International, Inc. is a coalition of members representing organizations and individuals training and placing Assistance Dogs. The purpose of ADI is to improve the areas of training, placement, and utilization of Assistance Dogs. In 2002, Canine Companions for Independence became the first member agency to earn full accreditation for meeting or exceeding all ADI standards. We were also the first to be reaccredited in 2007.
     
IAADP logo   International Association of Assistance Dog Partners A non-profit cross-disability organization representing people partnered with guide, hearing, and service dogs.
     
U.S. Dept. of Justice ADA logo   U.S. Department of Justice ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act information, resources, and updates U.S. government Web site contains vast array of resources for individuals with disabilities, including information about health, housing, education, transportation, recreation and employment. See Commonly Asked Questions about service dogs in places of business.
     
Children with Disabilites   Children with Disabilities offers information about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance, and transportation covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
     
NICHCY logo   National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
     
Disability Resources on the Internet   Disability Resources on the Internet
Disability Resources, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently.
     
AKC logo   The American Kennel Club, a not-for-profit organization established in 1884, maintains a purebred dog registry, sanctions dog events, and promotes responsible dog ownership.
     
Thisabled.com logo
  Thisabled.com is an online resource for people with disabilities.
     

 
  Institute on Disability and Human Development is an online resource dedicated to promoting the independence, productivity and inclusion of people with disabilities into all aspects of society.
   

 

Please note: The links provided here are for your convenience only; no affiliation can be assumed through linking with a site. Canine Companions for Independence makes no warranty expressed or implied as to the content, safety, product, or quality of any and all linked pages.

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