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May 29, 2018

When Caleb was just 8 years old, we found out about ICAN from my sister, who is a pediatric occupational therapist. Caleb to this day is still undiagnosed, but struggles with his balance, coordination, and has a

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May 21, 2018

John spent six years in the Marine Corps as a combat engineer and a martial arts instructor. He did two tours to Iraq, once in 2003 then again in 2006 and was responsible for conducting

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March 16, 2018

Prior to being adopted into our family, our son Nicholas lived in a Russian orphanage where he experienced under-stimulated, neglectful, institutional care. When he came home at 18 months,

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November 27, 2017

A Dog Named Jackson written by Stephanie, ICAN Handler, Indiana Women's Prison Jackson will be graduating in December to be placed with Eugene who lives with Cerebral Palsy. He will be providing him mobility assistance. Trying to write this has been one of the biggest challenges I’ve had here at ICAN.  I’m Foster, and to…

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November 27, 2017

The Teachings of Walter by Vanessa, ICAN Handler, Indiana Women's Prison Walter will be graduating in December and will be placed with a young teen named Julie who lives with Down Syndrome. My name is Vanessa. I have been a trainer in the ICAN program for almost 3 years. The dog that I am currently…

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