An emotional support animal is a type of assistance animal that is recognized as a “reasonable accommodation” for a person with a disability under the federal Fair Housing Act, and is a companion animal that provides therapeutic benefit to an individual with a mental or psychiatric disability.
Taking the informational exam:
- Complete the exam below.
- For each section, when appropriate select the intensity, how often it happens, and how well the animal helps to ameliorate the issue.
Informational Pre-Qualify Exam.
Individuals Seeking an ESA.
- Applies to U.S. residents only.
- Must have a “disability and disability-related need for an assistance animal” that can be verified.
- Has a disability that meets the law’s definition as having a “major impact on a life activity,” commonly referred to as a functional limitation.
- Usually experiences the effects of the disability through difficulties with sleep, focus and social interaction.
- Has an animal (and ESAD Int’l only considers dogs and cats) that relieves the symptoms of the disability and its effect on major life activities.
- Learn more about qualifying for an assistance animal.
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- Our screening tests and psychological self-tests are intended for educational purposes only and should not be understood to constitute a diagnosis or healthcare recommendation. Nor do the results guaranty a particular outcome.
- If required, please consult with a mental health professional as soon as possible.
- Due to the programmatic nature of these tests, scoring errors can and may occur.