“Conquered is only he who loses the will. The winner is he who continues the fight.” -Kirsten Kuhnert
President and Founder of Dolphin aid.
In its entirety around the world, dolphin aid foundations are following the Path in an effort to establish a unique therapy and research center in a natural environment with the best possible quality of life and respect for the dolphins, while achieving a future that is happier and “more sunny” for many special children.
Dolphin Assisted Therapy is a rehabilitation method which enables special- needs children to find, together with the dolphin, a new direction towards success.
The therapy focuses on the encounter of children with dolphins. Accompanied by their skilled trainers, the children work on a swimming dock according to a schedule with at least one dolphin who is able, in a playful way, to miraculously and immediately realize the child’s Deficiency. In this way the children lose their shyness towards the beautiful animals and with their help reestablish the contact to their surroundings.
These positive impulses lead to an amazing progress in the children’s development which has endless positive consequences.
Dolphin therapy does not claim to cure diseases. Nevertheless, research has shown that, by working with dolphins, disabled children are able to learn up to four times faster and more intensively. When exploring their surroundings. In order to achieve positive treatment, dolphin therapy should be carried out for not less than two weeks.
Another positive aspect is that the whole family can be integrated into the therapy, which can lead to basic progress in the future. The brothers and sisters of the young patients also enjoy the company of the dolphins.
Dolphin aid is a charitable Foundation tax deductible acknowledged in the concerned countries. Dolphin Assisted therapy is at present an intensive form of therapy and very expensive for the families. The waiting lists for a therapy place is long. To enable more children to take part in dolphin therapy, dolphin aid relies on your donations. Irrespective of how much you are able to donate please be assured that every dollar helps. Please help us – so that the dolphins can help children!
For donations, please visit us at: www.dolphinaid.org