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Service Animals.

We all know about service dogs: For the blinds, deaf, disable/handicaps, epileptics, autistics, etc.  The ones that are less known are the cats and dogs that give emotional support; Animals helping those afflicted with PTSD, severe depression, severe anxiety disorder, and so on. 219 more words

Life

A Girl and Her Service Dog Appeal to the Supreme Court

“To force a child to choose between her independence and her education is not only illegal—it is heartless.” —Michael Steinberg, legal director at the ACLU in Michigan… 330 more words

Accommodation

Service Dog Tasks for Psychiatric Disabilities

Psychiatric Service dogs are more common than they once were but determining if an animal IS a psychiatric service animal may not be any easier.    Start with the basics… 464 more words

Assistance Animals

Is it a Service or Emotional Support Animal? That is the Question

So you’ve received a request to permit an animal on campus. Now what? The answer is not always straightforward and it is always determined on a case-by-case basis.  263 more words

Emotional Support Animals

Is this a Service or an Emotional Support Animal

So you’ve received a request to permit an animal on campus. Now what? The answer is not always straightforward and it is always determined on a case-by-case basis.  263 more words

Service Dog

New Service Animal Law Includes Voluntary State ID, Patch

LANSING (AP) – A new Michigan law will update service animal rules and give veterans and others with disabilities the option to register for a state ID along with a patch to be affixed to their animal’s vest, easing their entry into businesses and other public accommodations. 325 more words

News

Service dog discrimination not uncommon

Being discriminated against for having a service dog seems to be happening more often than it should.

Lui Greco, manager of National Advocacy at CNIB uses a guide dog. 277 more words

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