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Will the va provide guide dogs for blinded veterans?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Each veteran's case is reviewed and evaluated by a prescribing clinician for the following: ?ability and means, including family or caregiver, to care for the dog currently and in the future ?goals that are to accomplished through the use of the dog ?goals that are to be accomplished through other assistive technology or therapy the veteran will be informed of an approval or disapproval of th.

In brief: Sometimes

Each veteran's case is reviewed and evaluated by a prescribing clinician for the following: ?ability and means, including family or caregiver, to care for the dog currently and in the future ?goals that are to accomplished through the use of the dog ?goals that are to be accomplished through other assistive technology or therapy the veteran will be informed of an approval or disapproval of th.
Dr. Guy DaSilva
Dr. Guy DaSilva
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Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: More likely than not

The VA has been fabulous about providing medical assist dogs to veterans for multiple reasons, including vision loss & PTSD.
Definitely pursue this as a treatment option with your providers. You may also want to touch base with Wounded Warriors who may be able to facilitate making this happen.

In brief: More likely than not

The VA has been fabulous about providing medical assist dogs to veterans for multiple reasons, including vision loss & PTSD.
Definitely pursue this as a treatment option with your providers. You may also want to touch base with Wounded Warriors who may be able to facilitate making this happen.
Dr. Erin Robertson
Dr. Erin Robertson
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