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The Guide to Training an Autism Assistance Dog By Katie Gonzalez, CDT
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This book covers everything you will need to know to train a dog for a family member or friend that struggles with autism. Service dog training varies greatly from pet dog training with differences... More > in potty training, controlled loading and unloading from vehicles and public transportation, training to stay under restaurant tables and under chairs to stay ouf of aisle ways in public, and how to behave around people and other animals while working as a service dog. Instruction is given on advanced obedience for public access as well as specialized tasks to assist with the disability. Service dog etiquette, management and laws are also discussed.< Less
Sophie Finds a Friend By JM Murry
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The book is targeted towards young children on the autism spectrum. It stars “Sophie" a small, round, fat, yellow Labrador puppy as she goes through an adventure where she discovers and... More > reacts with her emotions and empathy. As children with autism often have difficulty understanding and showing emotions, Sophie non-verbally communicates the emotions of happy and sad with a shy boy. By showing emotion and empathy from a dog’s point of view, it also encourages children to connect with their humaneness and empathy for other people and animals. Early intervention techniques with children, such as interacting one on one with parents and teachers helps children on the autism spectrum with their communication skills. Research currently being done with early intervention strategies are finding significant improvements for these young children. The book Sophie Finds a Friend was created to assist in these strategies.< Less
What You Should Know if You Go Where We Go By Melissa Littles
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The first children's book in series of The Adventures of Izzy & Kozmo, by Author Melissa Littles. Izzy is a seven year old little boy with Autism, Dysphagia and Apraxia of Speech. Kozmo is Izzy's... More > Service Dog. What You Should Know if You Go Where We Go is an educational tool for children, therapists, educators and parents. Written to help better explain how to interact around children and adults who are being assisted by a Service Dog, as well as explain the importance of Service Dogs in the lives of those who need them. Not all disabilities are visible. The need for acceptance, respect and understanding of those being assisted by a Service Dog is a needed resource. We hope this book will help everyone better understand the purpose and relationship of a Service Dog Team.< Less