In the course of those eighteen years, Spot was a comfort, a companion, a friend that I could talk to and a playmate. He acted for my protection against bullies and managed to chase off a few snakes too. There is no doubt in my mind that my life was much better because of spot.
My next article over at Special-ism all about pets, big and small. Perhaps your special needs child is asking for a pet and you're putting it off because you're not sure whether it would be a good idea?
Did you know that there are service dogs for people with autism? Do you want to know what they do?
Head over to Special-ism to have a read;