How dogs are helping adults with autism to learn road safety

November 22, 2016

Our Community Dog service works with Kingwood, an organisation which supports adults with autism to lead more independent lives. An improvement in road safety is one of the goals they work towards with our specially trained dogs. Community Dog Handler Sarah explains how she worked with Millie… Read More

How autism assistance dogs help with road safety

November 21, 2016

Walking beside or crossing the road can be a minefield for parents of a child with autism. During Road Safety Week, we’re highlighting how autism assistance dogs are specially trained to keep autistic children safe. Beth, now nine years old, was diagnosed with autism when she was… Read More

Introducing dogs to shops and cafes

November 14, 2016

Simple trips to the shops or popping out for a coffee are things many of us take for granted, but for some people with disabilities getting out and about is simply not possible. Trainer Becky gives an insight into introducing dogs to shops and cafes. Visits are an important part of… Read More

New Community Dog partnership with Kingwood and Style Acre

November 14, 2016

The success of Dogs for Good’s Community Dog programme with Kingwood, working with therapy dogs to help support adults with autism, has led to a new collaborative partnership with Style Acre. Style Acre works to enhance the lives of adults with learning disabilities and autism and provides supported living,… Read More