Dogs For The Disabled

A donation of £8,546 from the Barbara Ward Children’s Foundation has enabled Dogs for the Disabled to train an assistance dog for 15 year old Emily Mair from Middlesex. Black Labrador, Simpson, was matched to Emily back in 2008 and, following training from the charity, she was able to take him home in January 2009. Simpson helps Emily in more ways than anyone could ever imagine. As well as helping her with practical tasks such as opening doors and switching on lights, Simpson has given Emily a new-found sense of confidence. Emily’s words describe just what a difference Simpson has made to her life;

“When I first met Simpson, I loved him to bits. Now Simpson is with me I feel very happy. I feel more confident when I go out because I feel safe. He has changed my life and he will be my friend forever and ever. We do things for each other, I am glad that I have Simpson and I love him.”

Dogs for the Disabled trains assistance dogs for physically disabled adults and children as well as training special dogs for children with autism. The charity aims to train 40 new dogs during 2009 meaning that even more people can experience the differences that a dog like Simpson can make to their lives.

Click here to make a donation

The form is available as an electronic PDF document which can be read with Adobe Reader.

 

If you want to download and install Adobe Reader, it can be done free of charge, from the

Adobe web site

 

Sample collection of stories...
S.A.L.V.E.
Village Foundations
Kangaroos
The Ear Foundation
Aidis Trust
Cued Speech Association
SKIDZ
Disability Challengers
Asian Students Christian Trust
The Reedham Children's Trust
The Promise
The PACE Centre
Kenya Education Partnership
The Green Light Trust
National Blind Children's Society
Sunshine Early Stimulation Centre
New College Worcester
SELFA
Fun in Action For Children
Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland
Whoopsadaisy
Autism Bedfordshire
Daisy Garland
Sebastian's Action Trust
Let Us Play
FARA
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Support UK
Kidscape
The Rainbow Trust
Hope House
AT Society
Ambitious About Autism
Deafway
Dogs For The Disabled
The Spring Centre
SupportLine
Huntington's Disease Association
React - Rapid Effective Assistance for Children with Potentially Terminal illness
CHICKS
Honeypot
Hopscotch
Over The Wall
The Wingate Centre
The Bubble Foundation
Project Harar
MERU
DEBRA
Starlight
SASBAH
WellChild
Hop, Skip & Jump
The Children's Adventure Farm Trust
Rochdale Special Needs Cycling Club
Panathlon Challenge
The Youth Adventure Trust
Adventure Unlimited
How to apply for a grant
Complete List of Grants

A selection of grant recipients is listed below. Click on the logo for a link to their website.


Rainbow Trust

DebRA

MERU

Reedham Children's Trust


Ambitious About Autism

PACE Centre

Rainbow Centre

Richard House


bibic

WellChild

Dame Vera Lynn Trust

Bobath Centre


Elizabeth Foundation

Shooting Star

Disability Challengers

Hope House


Every Child

SMA Support UK

Starlight

Honeypot

The Barbara Ward Children’s Foundation

85 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AE

Tel: 020 7222 7040 | Fax: 020 7222 6208

Email: [email protected]

Registered Charity No: 1089783 Registered in England No: 4213963