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Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism Part 2 of 5

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In study after study, animal-assisted therapy has proven to be a valid tool in helping children with autism and other developmental disabilities build a new sense of self-confidence. Animal-assisted therapy has been shown to counteract isolation and facilitate socialization. In this 20-minute video, split up in 5 parts, one little boy builds a relationship with a therapy dog and learns about purpose and compassion. (Video 2 of 5.)

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