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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 introduces the concepts of happy and sad, sharing emotion and empathy from a dog's point of view. It is targeted towards young children on the autism spectrum. It stars “Sophie" a... More > small, round, fat, yellow Labrador puppy as she goes through an adventure where she discovers and reacts with her emotions and empathy. As children affected by autism often have difficulty understanding and showing emotions, Sophie non-verbally communicates the emotions of happy and sad with a shy boy. The book also encourages children to connect with 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 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 in a series of children's books from The Adventures of Izzy & Kozmo, written by Melissa Littles, author, blogger and Founder of The Police Wife Life, LLC. The story of Izzy, a little... More > boy with autism and how his Service Dog Kozmo helps make his life easier and safer. This book is an educational tool for children, educators, therapy specialists, parents and the general public which explains proper procedure and etiquette when encountering a Service Dog team. Many are unaware of the dos and don'ts when it comes to interacting with a service dog and handler. Likewise, many are unclear as to the difference between a Service Dog (SD), Therapy Dog or Emotional Support Animal (ESA). We hope this book will help others understand how Service Dogs help those they work for, and likewise will give others a greater understanding of the wonderful benefits service dogs provide to those with medically related disabilities.< Less
The Adventures of Lightning the Cat: Collection One By Teresa Garcia
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A collection of three short stories, from the life of Lightning, a real live care kitty. Lightning has a lot of work since his family consists of one perpetually stressed preteen, a young autistic... More > boy, and a mother balancing university, children, and being an author. Join Lightning in his adventures as a care kitty. Contains a special extended version of "Lightning's Job" as well as "The Battle of the Tomato" and "Disarmament." "Lightning's Job" introduces us to Lightning, and his love of a particular red fruit. In "Battle of the Tomato" see whether he gets his way and wins his tomato. Join Son and Lightning in "Disarmament" while Lightning saves the day and makes the path back to the apartment safe for Mother to bring in the laundry. Good for helping show children some of the many things service cats (care kitties) do, as there are more service animals than just dogs. This was written to be read to young children, but is suitable story-time material for kids 0 to 13 and up.< Less