The Dog Days in American Public Schools: Observations and Suggestions Regarding the Laws, Challenges and Amazing Benefits of Allowing Service Animals to Accompany Children with Special Needs to School

Walthall, Joshua T.
October 2012
Campbell Law Review;Fall2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p149
Academic Journal
The article examines the history of service and support animals in schools in the U.S. It describes the evolution of laws governing the use of service animals to accompany children with special needs to school. It discusses the positive as well as negative aspects of the law including clarifying which animals can and cannot act as service animals and regulation requiring that an animal be individually trained to perform tasks.


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