Galway

Galway, Ireland

Family Support Center for Children with Special Needs

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The mission of the organization is to support the families of children with special needs and long term illness who spend extended periods of time in medical facilities. The aim is to enhance the well-being of the family unit through fun and recreational activities including music, art and play therapy as well as guardian(s) support mechanisms. Additionally, the center provides space and activities for siblings of special needs children to come together and share their experiences in a safe, fun and educational setting. *Limited availability during Summer

Therapy and Rehabilitation

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This voluntary organization provides services like therapeutic horsemanship, equine-facilitated coaching, and EAGALA model equine-assisted personal development and psychotherapy. All of the services provided utilize horses as a catalyst for change, and are tailored according to the specific goals hoped to achieve by the individual or group.