Strides® teaches non-verbal children how to find their voice, acquire language and communication skills, while enjoying the benefits of therapeutic riding.
STAT strives for equality of people with disabilities in a society without barriers and to help those affected reach their full potential.
STAT provides community engagement programs that serve individuals with special needs. Our unique and innovative programs are designed to enhance a person’s abilities, invite learning, and improve their quality of life through RECREATIONAL, ANIMAL-ASSISTED, & EDUCATIONAL-BASED ACTIVITIES
227 families served annually – More than 7,200 sessions gifted through scholarships since 2008
STAT offers unique and innovative programs to enhance a person’s abilities, invite learning, and improve quality of life through recreational, animal-assisted, and educational-based activities.
Our mission: facilitating alternative and animal-assisted therapies to promote and enhance the health, education, and quality of life for individuals with special needs and other vulnerable popluations.
Licensed Speech Language Pathologists and graduate students teach non-verbal children how to communicate by implementing the use of an iPad …alongside a most stimulating, desirable educational tool: a horse.
Provide parent/caregiver hands-on training to reinforce and cultivate skills learned while at the stables.
Develop and continue to improve opportunities for children who are non-verbal to facilitate expression, to improve social interactions.
STAT ® serving Broome, Tioga, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Cortland, Tompkins and Chemung Counties in New York State, Susquehanna and Westmoreland counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania est 2007