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JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS

Friends like Henry: Everything your family needs to know about finding,

Friends like Henry: Everything your family needs to know about finding,

training and learning from an autism companion dog

ISBN: 9781785926785
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A four-stage programme for parents and families looking to introduce a dog into theirhome for the therapeutic and practical benefits that can be brought to a child with autism,including development of communication skills and toilet training. Based on first-handknowledge, the programme was created through the successful experience the author hadbringing up two children at opposite ends of the autism spectrum.This guide is comprehensive and highly practical, with case examples, tips and advicethroughout. It covers all aspects of responsible ownership and training of the dog as acompanion dog, and it provides tips throughout the dog's entire life cycle. Accessible forfamilies and professionals alike, this innovative programme can have a huge impact onthe life of children with disabilities.

Imprint: JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS

By: Nuala Gardner

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Format: PAPERBACK

Pages: 312

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