Guinea Pigs as Classroom Pets Help Autistic Kids

Several interesting studies of children with autism spectrum disorders have shown that when the kids play with guinea pigs in the classroom, they are more enthusiastic about attending school, show more interactive social behavior with other children, and display less anxiety. Children in the most recent study wore wristbands that measured arousal levels in the skin. … Continue reading Guinea Pigs as Classroom Pets Help Autistic Kids