An archive of select video coverage featuring NEADS staff, clients, and volunteers.
As students return to classrooms in Massachusetts, one Framingham school is showing success in a program that helps build academic and social-emotional skills for students. Framingham High School offers a program called Resiliency For Life. The program helps about 60 students in ninth through 12th grade through emotional challenges to achieve academic success. Watch the video here.
NEADS visits NBC Boston to talk about its needs for puppy raisers.
Fox61's Keith McGilvery has been following Service Dog in Training Mystic since last year, and today he shared an update as part of the station's Morning Bright Spot. There was a hint about an upcoming visit for Mystic to Mystic Pizza.
by Cam Jandrow: Instead of baseball, a unique fundraiser filled up Polar Park Sunday afternoon.
Nonprofit NEADS World Class Service Dogs hosted a truck pull, "Pulling 4 Paws."
Teams of 15 played tug-of-war with an 18-wheeler to see who could get the truck over the finish line the fastest.
NEADS is a Princeton-based nonprofit providing service dogs for people with a physical disability, veterans, hearing, as well as children with autism or other developmental disabilities.
Even in the pouring rain, the nonprofit had a full slate of 16 teams for the fundraiser, which they say will go toward the organization and an array of different service dog programs. Watch the segment here.
with Keith McGilvery. NEADS Service Dog in Training Mystic, along with her Puppy Raiser and NEADS staff visited the Fox61 studio. The process of searching for a home and training a service dog takes time. Mystic's trainers say she is growing up fast.
NEEDHAM, Mass. — Kitty Mahoney experienced sudden and permanent hearing loss in 1997 after a diagnosis of meningitis. At the time, she was raising three young children, and her career was flourishing. She received her canine companion from NEADS to help her with important day-to-day functions.
Keith McGilvery, Fox61: NEADS service puppy Mystic graduated from puppy preschool this week and she was dressed to impress with a little pink bow. FOX61 and parent company TEGNA will be sponsoring her as she continues her training.
Keith McGilvery, Fox61: NEADS Service Dog in Training sponsored by Fox61 & the Tegna Foundation needs a name, and that's where Fox61 viewers are coming in.
Keith McGilvery, Fox61: The NEADS "Donut" litter...
In the coming weeks, FOX61 will be matched with a puppy that we’ll name and follow during service dog training. The hope is that he or she graduates from the program and improves the life of someone with a physical or developmental disability or who is hard of hearing.
Devin Bates: This week is International Assistance Dog Week, and one local organization is showcasing the special bond their dogs have with trainers and clients.
Meghan O'Brien, a trainer at NEADS World Class Service Dogs, wanted to become a dog trainer because it combines two of her favorite things: working with animals and helping people.
Keith McGilvery, Fox61, on the call for Full-time Puppy Raisers in Connecticut:
Sam Bleiweis | 7 News Boston: Boston Duck Boat Tours welcomes Service Dogs and Service Dogs in Training as they mark a milestone - celebrating 10 years of giving back to NEADS... Watch the video here.
NBC CT: "Do you have the time and compassion to open up your heart and home to a little puppy? If you're able to do this, you would also be helping someone with a disability...." Full story: