Child with autism receives service dog with the help of donations – w/video

Cement City, Mich. — A young boy with autism from Jackson County finally received his service dog through the help of donations from the community. Four-year-old Sampson Morris now enjoys the company of a golden doodle dog named Teddy, more than one year after his family started a mission to get him a service dog […]

Young boy with autism starts fundraiser to get himself a service dog

Bristol, England — A 12-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Pathological Demand Avoidance or PDA has been trying to raise funds in hopes of getting himself an autism service dog. Elliott Pugh has been struggling with his condition, which causes behavioral problems that hinder him from interacting with the outside world. His condition sometimes makes […]

An Unlikely Super Duo – Merrick and his service dog

The following is a guest post by Jessica Lyons. Her three-year-old son Merrick has autism and owns Toby, a love-able service dog. My son, like most sons to a mother, is my super hero. What sets him apart from other super heroes, is that he has a sidekick named Toby, who just as equally a super hero in […]

Update – Parents file complaint with Department of Justice against school board over service dog – With Video

Sherwood, Ore -The family of a young boy with autism has filed a federal complaint following the school’s refusal to allow their son’s autism service dog to attend classes with him without a handler. Scott and Jennifer Mcdonald opted to file the complaint with the Department of Justice as a result of an ongoing dispute […]