There is evidence to suggest that donkey-assisted therapy can help to develop the skills that young people on the autism spectrum find challenging. The therapeutic benefits include
(The Donkey Sanctuary)
This Project is to provide respite care for children and young people on the autism spectrum. It is not a riding project, but will focus on caring for the donkeys and developing bonds with them. Please bear in mind that the Project will take place on a working farm.
There is no charge to individual families for the session. They run on the first Sunday of the month and extra sessions during school holidays.
Any school/college interested please contact us to discuss.