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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 shares 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, such as interacting one on one with parents and teachers helps children on the autism spectrum support 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