..Autistic Kids and Dogs: What's Really Going On
Dr. Stanley Coren ..................... ...
Deborah interviews her good friend Dr. Stanley Coren, P.H.D. Psychology, Author of 'the Intelligence of Dogs' & many other bestselling dog books about the strange and empowering connection between service dogs and children on the autistic spectrum highlighting some of the difficulties for families with multiple kids or dogs and the solutions to making this work for everyone. How do you pick a puppy when its for your special needs kid? Find out and dispel some widespread myths you might mistakenly be holding onto with some truth and fact from Dr. Coren. who is both an expert on mental health in humans and and expert of the mind of the spectacular creature we call dog.
Please check out www.deborahwolfeonline.com for the live birth video Deb mentions, and more shows including past shows on this topic and past shows with Dr. Coren on many other topics. If you want to see the eight week old red Standard Poodle pups deborah was mentioning on air , you can see them take their first swim at www.facebook.com/campgooddog along with the rest of our happy campers mucking about on the farm. Send me your questions and I'll answer them on-air. Got a pet problem? I'll get you your solution. Woof and Meow! Dr. Coren's promised to join Deborah again soon for a show on his latest book and to answer your questions, so keep checking back it'll be posted this summer and send in your questions asap to get both Stan Coren and Deb Wolfe helping you fix your pet problem with understanding and simple advice that will get you results.
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Stanley Coren is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Pennsylvania and his doctorate in Psychology is from Stanford University. He is best known to the public for his popular books on dogs and on general psychological issues, however within the scientific world he is also a highly respected scientist. He has published over 350 scientific reports in professional journals as well as 19 books for students and professionals. He has received many honors and awards for his scientific work, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and was named as one of the 2000 outstanding scientists of the Twentieth Century by the International Biographical Society.
His engaging writing style has made his books for general audiences extremely popular. All of these books, including “The Intelligence of Dogs,” “How to Speak Dog,” and “How Dogs Think” have reached bestseller status. His recent his book for children, “Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?” received the Animal Behavior Society’s award for the best “Children’s book of the Year” and also the Red Cedar Award for best children’s informational book. His newest book, “The Modern Dog,” explores the relationship between dogs and humans. He has also received the Writer of the Year, from the International Positive Dog Training Association, for his most recent works.
Many professional associations have recognized Coren’s work with dogs. He has received awards from several major police dog organizations including the California Canine Narcotic Association who cited him for his “continuing contributions toward the understanding of canine behavior.”
Coren’s knowledge of dogs has often caught the attention of the media and he has been the subject of feature articles in USA Today, New York Times, People Magazine and others. He is a popular guest with broadcast media and has been featured on numerous television programs including Oprah, Larry King, Dateline, 20/20, Maurie Povich, Good Morning America, Charlie Rose, the Today Show and many more. He was the host of the nationally broadcast television show Good Dog! and is now seen regularly on Pet Central on the Pet Network. He is also a regular contributor to a number of dog and pet related magazines including Modern Dog, AnimalSense, Pets Magazine and Puppy and Dog Basics, among others.