Articles/Featured Stories

An archive of select articles and media coverage featuring NEADS, NEADS clients, and NEADS staff.

The Atlantic: The Fight for Service Dogs for Veterans With PTSD

Rebecca Ruiz, The Atlantic: When it comes to treating veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, no intervention regularly receives as glowing reviews as service dogs. The use of service dogs to treat PTSD is new, though, and many of the findings at this point are anecdotal. Many veterans had eagerly hoped a pioneering study conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs would buttress their personal experiences with science that could support implementing widespread therapeutic use.

Worcester Magazine: Caring for those with NEADS

Doreen Manning, Worcester Magazine: Everyday skills. Extraordinary independence. That is just one of the mottos of NEADS, a local agency that has been providing assistance dogs for deaf and disabled Americans for more than 30 years – right here in greater Worcester. Full Story