Autism Assistance Dog Programme

Specialist trained dogs for autistic people

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Our Services

We provide ‘Assistance Dog Programmes’ for Autistic people of all ages with on-going education and therapeutic support for every client and their care-givers.

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Trusted by

We are the only Assistance Dog organisation accredited by National Autistic Society. Our service is approved and accessible to Autistic adults and parents of Autistic children.

Our Assistance Dogs enable Autistic people to access public places, attend school or work, enjoy fun and relaxation with their family, or even live alone for the first time.
Our Assistance Dogs enable Autistic people to access public places, attend school or work, enjoy fun and relaxation with their family, or even live alone for the first time

What we do

Our bespoke Programme offers exceptional training and ongoing support for the client and their family or primary care-givers.

We offer a highly customisable service and train each dog to perform advanced tasks that match the individual needs of the handler.

"Behind every programme I have always had a simple philosophy 'to see a few more smiles'.
It's the foundation that can make us all feel in a better place".
Andrew Preston
Founder and Training Director

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for an Autism Assistance Dog?

We accept applicants of any age from across England, Scotland and Wales.Applicants must have a formal diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Condition.

Are your Assistance Dogs trained to have specialist skills to help me?

Yes our Assistance Dogs undergo Advanced Training that is bespoke to each client. Along with a number of core skills common to all, there are specifics that we can work on to ensure your dog best suits your needs and objectives.

Will I be able to properly handle my Assistance Dog?

Yes. We believe that it is key for the family owners to understand how to handle, work and live well with their Assistance Dog to maximize the specialist skills that they have. You will receive a 3 day intensive training course during the 3 month process, constant remote support, access to advice and a further 2 days during the transition.

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What is autism?

Autism is lifelong condition that affects how people communicate and interact with the world.
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Team of experts

Support who will help to guide you and your family, by the hand through the process by offering advice and friendship.

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