Service Dogs

Service dogs are not only used for the blind, but they can be used for mobility, alleviating chronic fatigue and alerting seizures (among many other things)  Their assistance can be very helpful to children with chronic pain. 

 

Meredith with her service companion, Sami.  Meredith has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and POTS.

Meredith with her service companion, Sami.  Meredith has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and POTS.

Assistance Dogs International is an excellent resource for finding ADI approved organizations in your area.  Canines for Disabled Kids is also an excellent resource for any questions you may have.