I have read on this forum threads about poodles making good therapy dogs - in my case such a temperament is a requirement. My youngest brother is autistic (he's 21 now) and obviously when I get a poodle in the future it will be around my brother and many of his friends - my family is very active in Special Olympics. If my brother eventually ends up in a group home situation I would love to bring my dog along for a visit. I have never had a problem with any of our dogs before - my mom (and I) require our dogs to be socialized, have manners, and obedience training. I was wondering if any members have had any specific experience using poodles in therapy situations or any advice on poodle specific considerations when dealing with more fragile populations.