BNADOG takes great pride in assisting individuals who are working to train their dogs in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for completing the necessary training of a Service Dog.
We begin by determining if your dog is on its way to be trained & able to perform an essential functioning major life “task” that is difficult performing due to an impairment.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) expressly characterises a Service Dog as a pup that has been rigorously trained in appropriate manners and able to perform 1 or more disability-mitigating “tasks”.
About Tasks - A “task” is a trained behavior that minimizes the negative characteristics of a person's disability by doing something the disabled person cannot do for him or herself, yet he/she must be able to do to function in daily living. (If an individual would benefit from a trained behavior but can more or less do it for themselves then it does not qualify as a “task”.) Here is a list of trained behaviors that are considered as tasks.
Physical Disability training is a clear process.
Here is more information on a Psychiatric Service Dog.
The American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) recognize Psychiatric service dogs as legitimate as any other type of service dog.
The work & tasks that the dog is trained to perform can significantly reduce anxiety by calming persons with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or other psychiatric conditions who struggle in performing activities of daily living (ADL).
The ways a Psychiatric & PTSD Service Dogs assist their person is by:
Bringing a sense of love
Providing good companionship
Taking orders & performing trained tasks
Helping reduce stress, anxiety and depression
Help the individual in social situations and to meet new people
These dogs can individually act by:
Assisting in a medical crises
Assisting in treatment by subtle reminders
Giving the individual a sense of security
Helping the individual handle emotional trauma through companionship
If you would like assistance in the assessment process to navigate the certification process you may contact us at 8603041447.