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Hiking With Your Dog
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Hiking With Your Dog

by Jean Cary, Service Dog Tutor

Peninsula Open Space Trust: www.openspacetrust.org

Mid-Peninsula Open Space: www.openspace.org

Golden Gate Recreation Area: www.nps.gov/goga

Cataract Falls, Marin County: www.bahiker.com

East Bay Parks: www.ebparks.org/parks

The Presidio, San Francisco

Land’s End, San Francisco

McNee Ranch and Montara Mountain in Montara

Fort Baker, Sausalito

Fort Funston, San Francisco

Quarry Park, El Granada

San Francisco Bay Wheelchair Accessible Trails
    www.wheelchairtrails.net/

    www.scc.ca.gov

    www.wheelingcalscoast.org

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Community Resources
 

Resources

by Jean Cary, Service Dog Tutor

For Kids

WAWOS.org   makes and donates fun fabric capes for childrens’ stand-up walkers to initiate conversations between the disabled and the public

upacademysf.org   is a lab elementary school for inclusion of students with physical disabilities (new campus in San Mateo California)

www.Starfishtherapies.com  provides physical occupational and speech therapy for pediatric clients. It is based in Burlingame, California.

KeenSanFrancisco.org organizes non-competitive recreational events such as sailing, basketball and aquatics for youth with disabilities

www.PHP.com  parents helping parents provides training and resources for improving the care of special needs clients

Ablecloset.com  lends equipment to children with special needs so they can reach their full potential (based in San Jose, California)

 

For adults

Accessiblehomesforyou.com  Stephen Beard is a realtor who specializes in buying and selling accessible homes in the East Bay and San Francisco area
 

Bawpva.org Paralyzed Veterans of America provides support and mentoring
 

Borp.org bay area outreach and recreational programs
 

Backbonesonline.com  connecting individuals with spinal cord injury
 

Liftandaccessibilitysolutions.com  Paul Harlin is the living-in-place specialist 
 

Showerbay.com  provides roll-in showers for a quick assembly without any tools or need for a contractor or plumber   
 

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