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CJ is a 16 year old boy with Mitochondrial Disease. For CJ everyday is a battle.

Nathan is a sixteen year old high functioning autistic. In 2005 he was matched with his first NEADS dog Meeko. Meeko not only provided constant companionship but taught Nathan responsibility, empathy and the ability to connect with others. She lowered his anxiety level by helping him to focus and not be distracted by sensory overload.

Elijah is 14 years old and in the 8th grade at King Philip Middle School in Norfolk, MA. He has many strengths such as a great sense of humor but is socially withdrawn. A social dog would give him confidence to meet new challenges in his daily life

Brandon has difficulty in making friends because his speech is sometimes hard to understand and people do not always understand how to communicate with people with Down Syndrome. 

Because of a rare metabolic disorder, Gabrielle has brain damage which causes balance issues, poor muscle tone, and difficulty with her fine motor skills and speech. A dog would be her friend and help with daily activities.