The Seeing Eye is a not-for-profit organization. Their mission is to enhance the independence, dignity, and self-confidence of blind and visually-impaired people through the use of Seeing Eye dogs.
New York Therapy Animals, Inc. (NYTA) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3, New York City-based affiliate organization of Intermountain Therapy Animals (ITA). NYTA is the official NYC affiliate of the R.E.A.D.® Reading Education Assistance Dogs® children’s literacy program.
Join us to learn more from Don McGowan and Nancy George-Michalson about their services, volunteer and training opportunities. They are making a positive difference for people who have disabilities. Come prepared to ask questions about your rights and responsibilities. Also, find out how you may help to get the word out about the benefits of these specialized services.
National Disability Institute’s Assistive Technology Loan Program provides referrals for grants and funding to cover the cost of assistive technology (AT). Affordable loans are available for residents of New Jersey and New York for the purchase or refinance of AT. Lending terms are favorable, therefore, helping loan recipients develop or improve their credit and save money. Additionally, there are more than 40 of these Alternative Financing programs nationally that help people obtain the AT they need to improve the quality of their lives. Join us to learn more!