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Make an Appointment with Doctor Dog

At the Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation in India, it’s a furry friend who does the curing. Doctor Dog is a program of about 20 dogs that visit students with learning disabilities. The dogs help the students overcome their shyness, and improve social and speaking skills. One boy, who could barely speak, spoke his first sentence for

Kiran Center India

At India’s Kiran Center (which means “ray of light”), the teachers empower differently-abled children to lead healthy, happy, and fulfilling lives. A small group of people from various social, cultural and religious backgrounds founded Kiran in September 1990. There, they focus on togetherness and family, enriching everyone’s talents and abilities. Most of the children Kiran works with are