Their touching friendship lasted 7 years. And all this time, Simba the cat helped a boy with down syndrome. And when she herself needed help, the boy did all that depended on him to make the cat feel as comfortable as possible.
If autism is to diagnose in early childhood, it often manages to adjust. One of the methods of correction of the disease is animaloterapiya — treatment of animals and, in particular, felinoterapiya — treatment with cats. Four-legged friends help to shape the social relations of young people with autism.
The results of the research it was found that in children, next to which lived furry Pets, much better developed communication skills, the ability to empathize and the ability to share with other children.