PTSD and service dogs: Beneath the surface | Shannon Walker | TEDxMtHood
| Contributor(s):: Shannon Walker
Fox News radio stations seem to think Shannon Walker is the go-to expert voice representing the power of a service-dog in the life of combat veterans. No wonder. Shannon Walker is the founder and CEO of Northwest Battle Buddies, a non-profit foundation that matches expertly trained service-dogs...
"Can Tigers Tame Your Stress?" | Kevin Rose | TEDxWilmington
| Contributor(s):: Kevin Rose
Kevin’s talk focuses on his efforts to help combat veterans turn down the stress after returning from war. Recalling his own intense anxiety from childhood, he shares his grandmother’s teachings of nature and using the five senses to feel calm. Through this connection to the natural...
Human-Canine Healing: Anthony Barnett at TEDxLawrence
Exploring the belief that by embracing the true symbiotic nature of the relationship between canines and humans, can we reach our full healing potential.Anthony graduated from Baker University in 2000 and has completed the Triple Crown Academy for Professional Dog Trainers distance education...
A Paws of Happiness: Thea Wasche at TEDxSchriever
Man's best friend can always bring a smile to your face, but some dogs can do so much more. Thea Wasche and her therapy K9 Lacey volunteer their time working with wounded warriors and American Red Cross shelters to bring a moment of happiness during an otherwise stressful situation.Thea...
HABRI Central Case Studies: Battle Buddies: Providing Emotional Support to Overcome PTSD
| Contributor(s):: HABRI Central
An Iraq War Veteran and the director of ICAN talk about how his service dog assists him not only with mobility issues but also in coping with his PTSD.