canine assisted communication Classes

Our weekly communication canine classes are held every Thursday at 5.30pm at Dunkirk and Lenton Community Centre and are open to 2 - 25 year olds with communication difficulties. In these sessions we aim to encourage communication in a low pressure and fun way... through dog themed activities. In these sessions we use signing, sounds, ACC, switches and other communication methods which have been introduced to the young person through their speech and language therapist. 


Each week we do a mixture of fun games and activities which are age and ability appropriate for the group of children/ young people attending. These classes run in 6 week course blocks and cost £56 per 6 weeks. At the end of each course you will be provided with a report outlining everything we have done during that time and our observations. If you own a dog and theyre good with other dogs and children then you're welcome to bring them along to the course, if not, we try to have a therapy dog avalilbe most weeks. On the weeks where we don't we still do lots of great dog themed activities to encourage communication.


Our next course starts on the 19th of March. To book onto this course please click the booking link.