**Family Dog Workshops **
Our Family Dog workshops are specially designed to provide parents/carers of children with autism with the advice and long-term support needed for choosing and training a pet dog to benefit the whole family.
The workshops are for parents/carers of a child aged between 3 - 16 years old with a clinical diganosis of autism.
They are a series of 3 one day workshops, each starts at approximately 10.15am and aims to finish at 3pm.
Workshop 1 - Tuesday 02 June 2020
Workshop 2 - Wednesday 03 June 2020
Workshop 3 - Thursday 04 June 2020
**Attendees are required to attend all 3 workshops.**
**What the workshops cover**
* 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
* How dogs communicate with us
* How a dog can help your family
* How dogs learn
* Problem solving
* Setting up a training session
* Different training styles
* Advanced training
* Goal setting
*"I remember at the first workshop, I just couldn’t believe it when the instructors went through what they could teach us and how it might help Jacob. I just sat there and cried. I was thinking ‘this could be life-changing, it’s just amazing.’ It was also brilliant to meet and talk to other parents of children with autism. I remember thinking ‘We’re all in this together, our struggles are real and these people really understand. We are not alone.’” - Liz, Jacob's Mum and workshop attendee.*
* **What can/can't I bring to the event?**
The workshops are for parents/carers only. We are unable to accommodate pet dogs or children.
* **If I'm unable to attend, can I obtain a refund?**
If you have a situation that prevents you from coming to our workshops and you can give us 7 days notice before the date of the first workhop of your cancellation, we will happily refund your payment.
If you have to cancel your place with less than 7 days notice then unfortunately we cannot refund your payment as we will have committed to final costs for the workshop.
* **I have special dietary requirements**
Please state any special dietary requirements on the booking form and we will do our best to accomodate them.
|2 Jun 2020 - 10:15||Free||Book Tickets|