Enriches the lives of children with disabilities by providing companionship and promoting independent living. They specialize in helping people nationwide who are turned away by other agencies, and they have no eligibility requirements beyond a physician’s statement that the person requesting a service dog has a disability. They train a lot of different types of dogs, including hearing ear dogs, autism assistance dogs, mobility assistance dogs, seizure assistance dogs and more.
253 Dayton Avenue, Xenia, Ohio 45385
Provides highly trained assistance dogs to adults and children with disabilities in 14 states, including Ohio.
4989 State Route 37 East, Delaware, Ohio 43015
(800) 572-2275 or (740) 833-3700 TTY
Provides legal advocacy and rights protection throughout Ohio for people who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill or have other physical and mental disabilities. This includes assisting individuals with problems such as abuse, neglect, discrimination, access to assistive technology devices, special education, housing, employment, voting, community integration, and rights protection issues within the juvenile and criminal justice systems.
50 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) 282-9181 or TTY (800) 858-3542
Connects children with disabilities with a small pony to love and care for. Contact Personal Ponies to learn about the program in your area and find out if having a pony will enrich the life of your child.
(614) 888-6276 or (614) 579-0867