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The Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation brings dogs into schools to help developmentally challenged children overcome their shyness. Explore.org grants $50,000 to the Ramaswami Aijar Foundation (through Blue Cross of India) to offer animal assisted therapy to individuals who are educationally, socially, or physically challenged.
Dogs have been making headlines recently for helping people will aspergers and autism, and have been assisting people with various special abilities for decades.
You can read about the Wonder Dog doing things stateside here.