If you are part of the service dog world, or guide dog(it seems they still are separate from the rest) you have heard of owner training. Some consider it only teaching the dog yourself, and feel it is also going through a private trainer. The fact is the ADA the governing law on the subject … More Why I defend owner trainers…..
Not all Autistics have obsessions, but I am one of the ones who do. In my case people would consider them rather normal Dinosaurs as a child(somewhat now as well) horses, history, dogs, service dogs, learning about Autism, Harry Potter mainly Severus Snape and fanfics my rather guilty pleasure, and the tree house books through … More Obsessions and Autism
As we come to the end of national service dog month I think of both on all the things service dogs do to help the disabled, and how many people use the ADA to take their puppies, or dogs into places they don’t belong. Service dogs do tons of things including guide the visually impaired … More National service dog month