Service dogs are specially trained to provide assistance to children with disabilities. They can be taught to support kids in a variety of unique ways that help with daily living and even help in an emergency situation. For families with disabled children, service dogs can be a lifeline.

The Various Ways Service Dogs Can Help Disabled Children

Service dogs can be taught to handle tasks that children with disabilities may need extra assistance with, such as:

If you’re considering adopting a service dog for your child with special needs, there are a few things you should keep in mind.

Contact Our Special Needs Lawyers

Decisions about service dogs and supportive aids are just one part of creating a special needs plan for a child with disabilities. Our special needs lawyers are here to assist your family with additional aspects of planning, including the creation of Special Needs Trusts and guardianship nominations to ensure that your child is prepared for the most independent life possible. If you have questions about planning or need help getting started, schedule a consultation today.


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