Raising a child is one of the hardest, yet most rewarding things any of us will ever do. But it is also one of the hardest. That task is made all the more difficult when the little one you love so much is afflicted with a disability. Whether the disability be physical or mental, they entail many new challenges for both the parent and child. These only serve to make both stronger, and the bond they share greater.
Many parents and children are facing the prospect of living with autism. Every day brings tasks on how to interact with the world around them both physically and mentally. A strong support system is vital for the child in these situations. Understanding, attentive parents are crucial as is assistance in many other areas. Numerous children dealing with autism utilize service dogs. These dogs accompany the child, helping to ingratiate them to unfamiliar situations. It is remarkable how our canine friends have such a unique ability to communicate with these kids in a way so many others find so difficult.
Today, we bring you the sweet story of one little boy and his journey with autism with the support of his four footed friend Tucker.