A Boy And His Dog – This Story Is SO Touching!

When Nathan was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 9 years old, he struggled with being “different” and was having a tough time at school. His parents thought that a service animal might help Nathan. Enter Sylvia, a yellow lab who was trained to help Nathan manage his meltdowns. However, not everyone was as ready to accept Sylvia as Nathan and his parents were. They faced challenges when they attempted to bring Sylvia to school with Nathan. Told from Nathan’s point of view and using his words, this is the story of a boy and his dog.

Watch their story now.

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