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Caitlin A.

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Review for North Star Foundation, Storrs, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

About 7 years ago, I first heard about North Star. As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with kids on the autism spectrum and someone who has worked with various service dog organizations as a puppy raiser, it was a perfect fit and I was able to raise a puppy for a child with autism! I was very, very impressed with all North Star does for the families it works with.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The family I raised the puppy for! The puppy changed all of their lives in many ways. The dog helped the mother and siblings as well as the child with autism by providing them all with unconditional love and acceptance. He (the dog) helped the child with autism become more verbal and more social.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

give North Star more resources to be able to shorten the waiting list.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & Raised a puppy for a child with autism.