Autism Intervention for Emotion Regulation with Canines

What's the study about?

Our canine study is aimed to learn more about Regulating Together and canine assisted therapy for 8-15 year olds with autism spectrum disorder and emotion dysregulation.

Who can participate?

8-15 years old with ASD, IQ <70

What will participants be doing?

This study includes six separate visits that will take place over 29 weeks.
You and your child will be asked to participate in a five week intervention group.
The emotion regulation group will involve both caregivers and children.

Why is this important?

To see if having a canine present increases child engagement and learning of the emotion regulation intervention.