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A Manual and Curriculum for the Use of Service Dogs to Support the Social Communication, Behavior, and Academic Development of Students with Autism and Other Disabilities
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Kerry Kosmicki
The product for this project is a curriculum for using service dogs in the classroom as a catalyst for improving social communication, behavioral, and academic skills for students, with a focus...
Retrieving Freedom, Inc
Retrieving Freedom, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs to help people. Our three primary focuses are training dogs to serve the needs of veterans,...
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriel, Katie R.
EP World, Inc.
Western Washington University
KNGF Geleide Honden
We are a non-profit foundation and our work largely depends on donations and legacies. Since our establishment in 1935 we have trained over 5,000 dogs for blind and visually impaired people very....
The roles of animals for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Grandin, Temple, Fine, Aubrey H., O'Haire, Marguerite E., Carlisle, Gretchen, Bowers, Christine M.
Elsevier Academic Press
San Diego, CA
The role of service dogs for two children with autism spectrum disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Waldie, Jennifer
Lakehead University (Canada)
Students with autism, service dogs, and public schools: A review of state laws
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hill, David R., King, Seth A., Mrachko, Alicia A.
Journal of Disability Policy Studies
Hill, David R., University of Pittsburgh, 5155 Posvar Hall, 230 S....
Utilizing assistive dogs in integrated employment settings: Multidisciplinary elements to consider for individuals with ASD
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Groomes, Darlene A. G., Clemons, Andrew, Hulme, Sandra, Kort, Kelly, Mesibov, Gary
Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Groomes, Darlene A. G., Oakland University, School of Education and Human Services, Rochester, MI,...
Service dogs: Taking the 'dis' out of disabilities in children with with intellectual or behavioral disabilities
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W., Powell, Suzanne, Winokur, Donnie Kanter, Merrick, Joav
Nova Biomedical Books
Hauppauge, NY, US
Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W., Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta,...
Service dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder: benefits, challenges and welfare implications
| Theses | Contributor(s): Burrows, Kristen Elizabeth
University of Guelph
Department of Population Medicine
Service Dogs Prove to Be Boon for Children with Autism
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Levinson, Jerry
Pet ownership and health
| Theses | Contributor(s): June Mcnicholas
This thesis presents three classes of mechanism that may explain reported associations between pet ownership and health benefits. The first suggests any association is noncausal.
North Star Foundation
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Patty Dobbs Gross
At North Star, our clients are children whose challenges range from autism to serious medical conditions to grief over the loss of a parent. All these children have family members who are...
Canine Support Teams, Inc.
Founded in 1989, by Carol Roquemore, Canine Support Teams provides service dogs to increase the ability of someone with disabilities to live independently while simultaneously providing loving...
K-9s for Kids
When a diagnosis of Autism comes to your family your entire world changes. Life becomes rearranged around your child and his or her special needs. Families continually have to juggle appointments...
Writing letters to help patients with service and support animals
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ensminger, John J., Thomas, J. Lawrence
Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice
Taylor & Francis
Ensminger, John J., 1603 N. 111th Ave., Sun City, AZ, US, 85351
Service Dogs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Child and Family Experiences
| Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie J MacKinnon
This thesis describes a hermeneutic phenomenological study examining families’ experience of having a service dog for their children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Eight families...
Usually first diagnosed in early childhood, autism is a disorder than manifests in impairment of social interactions, difficultly communicating, and repetitive behavior. A child with...
Compassionate Paws Inc.
Compassionate Paws, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to placing specially trained service dogs to provide safety and comfort for individuals living with the effects of Autism...
Paws As Loving Support (PALS) Assistance Dogs
Paws As Loving Support (PALS) Assistance Dogs, founded in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing quality of life throughout our community by providing “Special PALS for...