About the class:
This class will specifically be about working with clients whom might have disabilities! And we are SO thrilled to have Veronica share her knowledge with us on this one! She is going to pack a lot into this live session including touching on the following…
- The kinds of disabilities you might encounter working with client
- What aspects of our clients life’s disabilities can impact
- Debunking some myths surrounding people with disabilities
- How to accommodate individuals with disabilities into group training classes
- Helpful technology
- Husbandry tools & strategies
- Training tools & strategies
- Loose leash training
- And more…
Veronica Sanchez Bio
Veronica Sanchez M.Ed, CABC, CPDT-KA is the founder of the Cooperative Paws Service Dog Coach™, an educational certification program for professional trainers in service dog training. Veronica also offers a variety of online courses and often speaks and writes on service dogs for professional associations. She is the author of the book, Service Dog Coaching: A Guide for Pet Dog Trainers.
Veronica has a Masters degree in Education and a Bachelors in Psychology from George Mason University. She also has a Certificate in Brain Research in Education from the University of Washington. She has supported owner-trainers training service dogs for mobility, hearing, mental health, neurological problems and dual guide-mobility work. Veronica’s interest in service dogs is both personal and professional. She has a disability herself, a neurological condition called generalized dystonia, and she has trained her own dogs to assist as service dogs.