Assistance dogs provide a specific service to their handlers, and greatly enhance the quality of their lives with a new sense of independence. Whilst an Autism Assistance Dog serves as a tool for the primary care provider. That individual handler for the Autism Assistance Dog will be trained how to handle the dog. In most circumstances this handler will accompany the Autism Assistance Dog and recipient in daily activities.
Family’s who have enjoyed successful placements of a Autism Assistance Dog have enjoyed wonderful benefits including greater access to daily activities of living, safety, companionship, and therapeutic achievements.
Please complete this application only if you feel that the benefit to your intended recipient will outweigh the care, financial commitment, time and on going training an Autism Assistance Dog requires.