Businesses & Employees
To provide awareness to business owners and their employees about the legal rights of persons with disAbilities accompanied by an assistance dog. The term Assistance Dog includes Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, Hearing Dogs, Autism Dogs, PTSD Dogs, Seizure Alert Dogs, Diabetic Dogs and many more.
To provide awareness training to state employees as to the benefits of Assistance Dogs and the Federal laws pertaining to these precious animals.
Self Advocates & Families
It is our goal to:
- Educate self-advocates about their rights as an assistance dog team and how to address access issues.
- Provide information and referral to self advocates and/or their families as to organizations who train high quality Assistance Dogs and are accredited using standards set forth by Assistance Dogs International.
- Be a resource on services available in the Kansas City area that serve individuals with disabilities.