Poster Session  |   July 2017
The Professor Paws Project: Service Dog Education for Persons With Chronic Conditions
Author Affiliations
  • University of Oklahoma
Article Information
Diabetes / Evidence-Based Practice / Education of OTs and OTAs / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Wound Management / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   July 2017
The Professor Paws Project: Service Dog Education for Persons With Chronic Conditions
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510180p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2165
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111510180p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO2165
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

Service dogs provide specific tasks that increase independence and enhance quality of life for their handlers. Service dogs are often misunderstood, which leads to barriers for service dog users. This study explores the impact of service dog education with persons with chronic conditions.

Primary Author and Speaker: Mary Isaacson

Additional Authors and Speakers: Meredith Wyatt

Contributing Authors: Jody Worley