LINKS

Cute Papillon Dog
IDENTIFYING
NEEDS

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can't Keep Up," by Katie Reilly, Time (Mar 19, 2018).

"Service Dog Types for Invisible Disabilities,"
by Devon MacPherson,
AnythingPawsable.com (Oct 17, 2016). 

"The Problems with Service Dogs, the ADA, and PTSD," by Erin Maynard, reviewed by Steven Gans, MD, VeryWellMind.com (updated 23 Sept, 2018).  

"10 Things Service Dog Handlers Want You To Know," by Kea Grace, AnythingPawsable.com (Aug 7, 2 018).
 

"Service Dog Tasks for Psychiatric Disabilities: Tasks to Mitigate Certain Disabling Illnesses Classified as Mental Impairments Under The Americans with Disabilities Act," by Joan Froling.
Joan Froling (1950-2016), Co-founder of IAADP and disability activist provides this consulting article for people with psychiatric disabilities.

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TRAINING HELP

"FAQ: Training--Beyond Basics,"
Psychiatric Service Dog Partners.

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GOVERNMENT 
DOCUMENTS

"Frequently Asked Questions About Service Animals and the ADA," U.S. Department of Justice, ADA.gov, accessed 22 Oct 2018.
This is a comprehensive FAQ created by the U.S. Department of Justice. NOTE: When a D.O.J. document becomes outdated, you will see the words "Withdrawn Document" at the top.

ADA Requirements: Service Animals,
Department of Justice (2010).

This is an easy-to-read document supplied by the D.O.J. summarizing service animal requirements.

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Title III Regulations: 
Part 36 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Public Accommodations and Commercial Facilities
(current as of January 17, 2017).
This document is The Americans with Disabilities Act with the Title III Regulation Supplement Current as of January 17, 2017 (see pp. 12; 18-19 for service dog references). Also, for an easy-to-read secondary source of this info, see the ADA National Network's summary in its "Service Animals" document.

U.S. Department of Transportation:
"Service Animals Including Emotional Support Animals."
 
"Under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) a service animal is any animal that is individually trained or able to provide assistance to a person with a disability; or any animal that assists persons with disabilities by providing emotional support.  Documentation may be required of passengers needing to travel with an emotional support or psychiatric service animal."

 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
"Service Animals and Assistance Animals for People with Disabilities in Housing and HUD-funded Programs,"
 
"Notice FHEO-2013-01," issued 25 Apr 2003.
"Persons with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation for any assistance animal, including an emotional support animal, under both the FHAct and Section 504."