Here is my question:
Can my neurologist sign a letter for an emotional support animal?
Any licensed health care provider can provide you with a letter of justification for an emotional support animal. The letter must state that the person applying has a physical or mental impairment (no need to mention the actual diagnosis) that substantially limits one or more major life activities and their is a disability-related need for an assistance animal. Specifically, in the case of an emotion support animal, the animal provides emotional support that alleviates one or more of the identified symptoms or effects of a person's existing disability.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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