Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
Dogs, horses and even monkeys are helping improve the lives of a wide range of people with disabilities.
In addition to seeing-eye dogs, there are other trained pooches who can alert owners of fire alarms and ringing telephones, open and close doors, turn lights on and off, and warn people of imminent seizures.
Specially educated capuchin monkeys help boost the self-esteem and independence of their paralyzed partner by performing myriad manual tasks.