Do you have, or do you know someone who has a service dog for autism? I've heard more horror stories than success stories. Where there's money to be made, there are scammers. Safeminds sent out the following article:
Inconsistent Terminology and Variability of Certifications Can Lead to Subpar Implementation of this Well-Meaning Service
Service dogs have become increasingly popular for people with neurodevelopmental and mental health disorders. A 2016 report estimates that in the United States alone, approximately 500,000 service dogs support people with disabilities.