Educational Resources

Kristin and Asha Fly!

Kristin recently created this slideshow of her experience flying with her service dog.  It’s a powerpoint presentation, so if you have powerpoint, check it out and let her know what you think! airplane slide show...

Perfectly Imperfect Radio

Kristin was interviewed by Perfectly Imperfect Radio while she was at the LA Abilities Expo.  Episodes are available for listen and download.  Kristin can be heard on their March 3rd  2014 episode.   Click here to go to their website and have a listen!...

Questions to Consider If You Want a Service Dog

Questions to consider if you want a service dog? When considering these questions, remember there are not right or wrong answers.  The answers will help to determine which organization is the best match for you.  What can a dog do for me? Remember while these canine partners are amazing, they...

TSA Guidelines for Service Dogs Updated

Passengers with Service Dogs Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions If a passenger has a service dog due to a disability or medical condition, both the passenger and the dog will be screened. The passenger should inform a security officer that the dog is a service animal and not a...

Types of Service Dogs

Service dogs are not family pets; they are working tools for their disabled partners. A variety of breeds, pure and mixed, and sizes, small through large, are used for service work. A variety of skills are used to expand the independence of individuals using the animals. The Americans with Disabilities...

Educate Your Group

Educational Presentations Representatives from Canines for Disabled Kids can travel to you. These individuals are often volunteers and are scheduled based on availability. They visit schools, social groups, church groups, civic groups, corporations, small businesses, and more. They speak on service dogs, what to expect, how to behave around them,...

CDK Offers Direction

It is important for people to understand why CDK exists as an independent organization, rather than part of a training organization. As an independent organization, CDK has credibility that is important when helping a family to determine if an service dog is right for their child and, if so, which...

Facilitation

Facilitation What is it? Facilitation is when a child, usually under the age of 14, is placed in a 3 way canine partnership.  The child, the service or social dog, and a parent work together in public environments as a team.  The team is a full team only when all...

Think You Want A Service Dog?

Questions to consider if you want a service dog? When considering these questions, remember there are not right or wrong answers.  The answers will help to determine which organization is the best match for you.   What can a dog do for me? Remember while these canine partners are amazing,...

Service Dogs in Schools

Dogs in school?! Why yes, it is true you may indeed see dogs in school. One of the most asked questions about service dogs and the access they have, is about school. Schools are considered public spaces—while some states are very clear on this making statement like “educational facilities public...
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