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Training Autism Service Dogs

Training Autism Service Dogs

Autism Service Dogs are trusted with one of our society’s greatest treasures: children, and not just any children but a special group with an array of needs to keep them safe and to provide families with some much-needed stress relief. The “autism spectrum” includes people who don’t understand social cues well. They may not interact […]
Autism Service Dogs Provide Tangible and Intangible Relief for Children

Autism Service Dogs Provide Tangible and Intangible Relief for Children

No greater love is there, then when a friend lays down his life for another. This is the sort of heroic type of help Autism service dogs provide to children. In a situation where parents feel helpless and only so much assistance can be found through medication, Autism Service Dogs can provide tangible and intangible […]
Autism and Wandering: Tips To Keep Your Child Safe

Autism and Wandering: Tips To Keep Your Child Safe

For most parents, the safety of their children is paramount. Ensuring the safety of a child with autism can be complex. Children with autism may lack the skill or ability to keep themselves safe. Some children with autism may have minimal awareness of their surroundings or cannot use traditional forms of communication. Imagine such a […]
Electronic Tracking Devices Provide Extra Security in Cases of Autism Wandering

Electronic Tracking Devices Provide Extra Security in Cases of Autism Wandering

Parents of children with autism face many issues every day, but wandering is particularly frightening. A child can disappear in seconds if they’re prone to autism wandering. These children can be difficult to locate, and too many times the result is tragic. Tracking devices can help parents and law enforcement officials quickly locate an autistic […]
How Autism Service Dogs Stop Self-Harming Behavior

How Autism Service Dogs Stop Self-Harming Behavior

Self-harm prevention is one of the many benefits of owning an autism service dog. If you have a child who suffers from self-harming behavior as a result of autism, autism service dogs can be specifically trained to intervene. According to an article in Psychology Today by Dr. Stanley Coren, self-harming behaviors can manifest themselves in a […]
Autism Service Dogs Offer More than Companionship

Autism Service Dogs Offer More than Companionship

It is often difficult to explain autism. This extremely complex disorder impairs communication and social interaction, two things essential to keeping children safe in the world we live in. Autism service dogs form a bond with autistic children that offers them both companionship and safety. They’re always there. At school, the doctor’s office, the grocery […]
Amazon will Donate towards Autism Service Dogs with Every Purchase

Amazon will Donate towards Autism Service Dogs with Every Purchase

Autism is a complex, puzzling condition. In most cases, doctors, therapists, and parents work together to help a child with Autism reach their full potential. But sometimes, despite a strong support system, the one thing that helps the child most of all isn’t a human, but an Autism service dog. If you have a heart […]
Considering Donating to a Cause with Some of Your Tax Return? Help Keep Children With Autism Who Wander Stay Safe

Considering Donating to a Cause with Some of Your Tax Return? Help Keep Children With Autism Who Wander Stay Safe

It’s tax return time, and that means many households are looking forward to a refund from the government. Many families use that money towards something they need or want, such as a vehicle, vacation, or houshold project. But many people are also devoted to giving a percentage of that refund to a worthy cause. If […]
Autism Wandering Is A Real Problem

Autism Wandering Is A Real Problem

Autism Wandering is more of a problem than you may think. In a study published in the Pediatrics journal, it was found that nearly half of all autistically challenged children over the age of 4 have wandered off at some time or another. In addition, 65% of these instances involved a close call with traffic, […]
How to Respond to Autism Wandering

How to Respond to Autism Wandering

Autism wandering is a worry for every parent of a child with autism. Just this year, a 5-year-old boy wandered away from his elementary school and was found alone on the street by a concerned citizen. Thankfully the boy was okay, but this same scenario has played out hundreds of times, often with a very […]
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