Monday, 20. April 2020, The Sutton Hall, Family Dog Workshops 2020 - Newbury

from 20. April 2020 - 10:15
till 22. June 2020 - 15:00

The Sutton Hall

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Event description
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 - Monday 20 April 2020

Workshop 2 - Monday 18 May 2020

Workshop 3 - Monday 22 June 2020

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Attendees are required to attend all 3 workshops.
What the workshops cover
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

"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.

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