Recite Me
Family Dog Workshops
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 to Thursday, 24 January 2019
10:15am - 3:00pm

Workshops for parents/carers of a child aged between 3 - 16 years old with a clinical diagnosis of autism.


Workshop 1

  • About the Family Dog Service
  • What to expect from your dog
  • How to get your children involved in looking after a dog
  • Developing the child-dog bond
  • Selecting the right dog

Workshop 2

  • How dogs communicate with us
  • How a dog can help your family
  • How dogs learn
  • Problem solving

Workshop 3

  • Setting up a training session
  • Different training styles
  • Advanced training
  • Goal setting
  • Fundraising

Attendees are required to attend all three workshops

Family Dog Workshops are ideal if you:

  • Are at the early stages of considering getting a dog to help your autistic child

  • Know that you want to get a dog and are looking for help choosing and handling a dog

  • Already have a pet dog but would like training ideas and support

The series of three one day workshops use a combination of practical demonstrations, discussions, hands on learning and course handouts.

Following the workshops, ongoing support is available to families including telephone support, online resources and a private Facebook group.

Tickets are £60 per person. For further information please visit Dogs for GoodFor booking, please click here.

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