The client would schedule an assessment to determine the need for an Emotional Support Animal. The assessment would be completed by a qualified mental health professional. The assessment would be based upon a disability-related need. An Emotional Support Animal does not have to be trained to perform any particular task. The animal does not qualify as a service animal under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The animal may be considered as a reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act. The Air Carrier Access Act does provide specific allowances for animals traveling on planes. Additional documentation may need to be provided when making flight arrangements.