Madison House Autism Foundation
15201 Shady Grove Road Suite 200
Rockville MD 20850
Last Updated 2015-02-19
**Affiliate: Private Foundation
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Madison House Autism Foundation is dedicated to creating awareness of the lifespan challenges autistic adults and their families face; and to finding, developing, and promoting the solutions that allow adults with autism to make choices, live as independently as possible, hold jobs, feel connected to their communities and become participating members of our society.
Madison House operates a state-of-the-art therapeutic riding center located in Dickerson, Maryland. Our mission is to foster a nurturing and healing partnership between the horse and rider to enhance the wellbeing of individuals with special needs. We serve riders with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, speech, vision, and/or hearing impairments, traumatic brain injuries, and wounded war veterans. This program is staffed by credentialed professionals and trained volunteers dedicated to providing the finest in safe, fun, and effective riding sessions.
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.