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August 13, 2014

In just the few short months that Ally has come to live with us, she has opened up a world of possibilities. She provides opportunities to assist Olivia with so many little things that would normally fall onto us, taking a lot of stress out of our daily lives (a few include picking up dropped…


August 7, 2014

Wherever Krista goes Maestro is right behind her. He adores her and takes his job as her partner very seriously. If she goes outside for any reason without him, he will wait at the door until she returns. Krista likes to climb trees; she can tether him and he will watch and wait patiently for…


August 5, 2014

He comes to work every day and makes the criminal justice system more bearable for the most vulnerable of people. Children come to my office and are forced to talk about the most unspeakable things. Yet when they leave, they are excited to return, if only to see and play with Tony again.


August 4, 2014

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE DOG WEEK!!! We at ICAN would like to celebrate this week by providing information about assistance dogs, the laws pertaining to assistance dogs and their human partners, and the increasing problem of “fake service dogs”.  I hope these blog posts will clarify issues, resolve confusion and provide important information for everyone interested…


July 16, 2014

"Passing through doors was always pretty simple and easy task for Kevin. In 2010, that changed. Kevin's was diagnosed with brain cancer and had a brain hemorrhage (stroke) leaving him with limited use of his right arm, hand and in a wheelchair.