Dog Guides being trained to assist people with autism

The Autism News | English Lions Foundation announces expansion of program By Burlington Post Dogs can be trained to help the blind, deaf and disabled and now local residents impacted by autism can look forward to some special canine care. As a national provider of Dog Guides to Canadians with disabilities since 1983, Lions Foundation of Canada has announced the expansion of its training programs to include Autism Assistance Dog Guides for children and families living with autism. The new initiative will complement the Oakville-based school’s four existing Dog Guide programs — vision, hearing, special skills and seizure response.

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Dog Guides being trained to assist people with autism

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