ADA National Network guide
- adata.org/publication/service-animals-bookletThe definition of a service animal is a dog that has been trained to assist a person with a disability in completing tasks that are directly related to their disability. The ADA National Network guide explains that emotional support, therapy, comfort or companion animals aren’t considered service animals and aren’t protected under the ADA.
- adata.org/service-animal-resource-hubThe Service Animal Resource Hub has nine different sections addressing specific issues related to service animals.
From Department of Justice – Service Animals and the ADA
Service Animal Rules
Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals
MA Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
assistive technology and hearing ear dogs (617)740-1600
NEADS – National Education for Assistance Dog Services
also known as Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Canine Companions for Independence
Supply 4 types of dogs: Service Dogs, Skilled Companions, Hearing Dogs and Facility Dogs
Guide Dogs of America
Guide Dogs for the Blind
Guide Dog Users Inc.
An affiilate of the American Council of the Blind
Types of Service Dogs
Common specializations from anythingpawsable.com
Guide to Service Dogs
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Service Dogs
From the Ability Tools Blog – with explanations of Service, Support and Therapy dogs.
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