IN her work for Dogs for the Disabled, Helen McCain has often witnessed the awkward reactions of others when dealing with people with disabilities. Wheelchairs, mobility aids and difficulties in communication can all create barriers to effective interaction and, often, a simple lack of confidence and understanding in dealing with disabled people can result in a fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. However, helping disabled clients to access veterinary care for their animals is not just about installing ramps, hearing loops and parking facilities. As discussed in this article, it is as much about the practice and its staff adopting a flexible approach and being open and creative.
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