The question seems presumptuous that a person with disabilities cannot train their own service dog, however it is also a clue that the person asking the question is just simply unaware of other facts about service dog training. Two-three years ago I wouldn't have thought I could train my own service dog; naturally I trained Isabel (and she self trained herself somewhat too) so I have been declaring her as a service dog for the purpose of FHA (Fair Housing Act) since legally service dogs do not have to be public access trained to be useful in the home although they do have to be task specific trained to be considered a service dog regardless.Read More
What is so neat about Jonathan Chase? He himself is has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) understands many ASD issues, he wants to help youths and young adults and their families understand the ASD challenges and needs and does mentoring to youths & young adults so that they can be empowered to do anything they desire to do.Read More
What would be perfect to you? Do you expect perfection? And who would you expect to be perfect if it had to be someone? How do you define perfection?
Just a little provoking thought; I cannot find one thing on this planet perfect and want to know why? Because God wouldn't and can't allow anything to be perfect since there would be exact competition and that cannot be allowed; so with that being said I don't expect perfection but I wish it.
If there was ONE thing that was perfect, we wouldn't need God because perfection elsewhere would be more desirable (possibly); not that God isn't desirable at all, but then there are choices in that matter too.
Perfection would probably be nice, maybe too boring; but glad that there isn't perfection as it lessens the fierce competition but we can always strive to do better. Nothing needs to be perfect but God himself.
When you think of a roundabout you think of a circle with one lane in it; no big deal right? Roundabouts are fun sometimes because these sometimes offer an optical illusion and some fun while offering efficient smooth flow of traffic.Read More
I am certainly not a fan of driving in Seattle so I take the ferry from Bremerton to Seattle and then I find a taxi or Uber, so I wanted to give Uber a try and see how it goes compared to a taxi and I will lay out everything that I experienced and compare them to what I am used to experiencing with taxi companies.Read More
So... I've been here since January 4th; yes that right I've been in Gig Harbor all this time, and I only got across the bridge once in that entire month, literally on the last day of the month too! :P; I don't know if I'm enjoying it or hating it, I kinda feels like both is happening at the same time.Read More
I am not opposed to sharing my thoughts about the world, my experiences, frustration and what I like most but sometimes I just want to say a lot and when I say a lot on Facebook it probably gets to be too much for the reader and myselfRead More
Every week I attend a hearing ear dog training class; one of those weeks while I was preparing to go to my class (preparation can mean making sure Hazel relieves herself and preparing leashes, equipment, and of course her favorite treats!) a gentleman approached me and was asking about Hazel, her color, breed, age the usual dog stuff and we got to conversing about training her and I mentioned that she is being trained to be a hearing ear service dog and so I had the opportunity to share with the man that a hearing dog does not need to be trained by a qualified professional and can be trained for my needs so we got into a little bit about me (I was willing to share about that too) and why I needed a hearing ear dog.Read More