Canine Companion is a Security Blanket That Loves Back

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autism dogBlakelee is a dog from Canine Companion for Independence that arrived in the Broadhead residence a couple of years ago. He is paired with young Camden, a 10-year old boy with Down Syndrome.

The boy’s speech steadily improved when he have to give clear commands to the dog. The service dog is also there to assist when the boy changes his clothes due to lack of core strength.

The pairing has made Camden more confident in school and in everyday life.