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AUCD: Welcome Reception and Poster Session: Effects of Partnerships Between People with Mobility Challenges and Service Dogs


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Jessica Salazar Sedillo, BA, LEND Trainee
Center for Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND

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Jessica Salazar Sedillo, BA, New Mexico LEND, Albuquerque, NM, United States;


This study examined the effects of service dogs on functional performance tasks and social interaction in three adult women with mobility challenges. Findings showed a decrease in time and effort for some daily tasks, and increase in amount and satisfaction of social interactions when the participants� service dogs were present.

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