Guide dogs assist children with autism

Guide dogs assist children with autism

South Africa is very well known for its guide dogs.
These special furry partners do not only serve sight-impaired people.
Service dogs are also helping children with autism, make their lives better.
The South African Guide Dogs Association for the Blind also trains dogs as support animals for children on the spectrum.
Stats show that this year alone, one in every 100 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism prevalence has increased 178% over the past 22 years.

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