Canine Therapy

The Canine-Human Bond

Canine Presence offers specialized canine therapy to adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Canine Presence will implement classroom programs for canine care and social skills in a community setting. Additional emphasis will be on vocational job development, including integration of ISP cross-functional objectives. Each session to be documented via weekly progress assessment notes as required by HMEA management.

Canine Presence Community Outreach Events

Horace Mann Educational Associates

“HMEA’s Day Habilitation Program promotes independent living, good health, and a satisfying life. The program fosters community integration, relationship building, social and communication skills, and daily living and recreational activities.”

Canine Presence offers weekly Pet-Assisted Therapy Programs at the following Massachusetts locations: Plainville (Monday), Bellingham (Wednesday), and North Attleboro (Thursday).

Morton Hospital Elder Behavioral Health Services

“Adults with Serious Mental Illness, Persons with Alzheimer’s or Dementia, Persons with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered Clients”

Canine Presence offers Friday bi-weekly Canine Assisted Therapy visits.