Happy National Therapy Animal Day 2020

Happy National Therapy Animal Day 2020

Thursday 30th April marks National Therapy Animal Day 2020! Here’s a quick message from Assistance Dogs Australia’s Occupational Therapists, Claire and Lauren: The Occupational Therapy team at Assistance Dogs Australia would like to acknowledge the skills, enthusiasm...
Hyundai Help for Kids

Hyundai Help for Kids

Hyundai Help for Kids recently ‘hit the road’ with the team from Assistance Dogs Australia to see firsthand the incredible impact their support has had and continues to provide through the Animal Assisted Therapy program. Animal Assisted Therapy uses Assistance Dogs...
Caleb and Holly’s story

Caleb and Holly’s story

  Home » Stories Caleb is an eight year old boy living with autism. He faces daily challenges and difficulties most of us will never have to deal with. The youngest of three children, Caleb’s meltdowns were testing the family unit and their ability to cope. After...
Kaleb and Ganan’s story

Kaleb and Ganan’s story

Kaleb is a 15 year old young man living with Autism. His family felt they were running out of options to improve their son’s future. Then along came Ganan… Kaleb’s family were the sole Puppy Educators of Ganan as a young pup. Kaleb’s mum Emma explains how her...
Rachel and Radar’s story

Rachel and Radar’s story

Home » Stories Since birth, Rachel has lived with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia. At the age of 40, she lives in a Jewish community share house in Melbourne together with other people with a disability. Rachel is extremely popular among her fellow housemates....