Might a dog be the therapy your autistic child needs?
New research from the University of South Australia has revealed that assistance dogs are helping to expand children on the autism spectrum and their families. Dr Shelley Wright is a qualified occupational therapist and who supervised the research. Shelley explains exactly how dogs can help children on the spectrum. Information relevant to this interview: Research from the University of SA on assistance dogs and autistic kidsAssistance Dogs AustraliaGuidedogs AustraliaInformation about assistance dogsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.