Speaker to focus on animals for autistic youth

RANCHO SANTA FE — Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs, Inc., is hosting
Temple Grandin, animal behaviorist and autism advocate, at the Del Mar Country Club for a lecture and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 8 to raise money for its Leash-On-Life Program, the branch of the organization that trains and places assistance dogs with children with autism. Grandin will share her knowledge regarding animal behavior as well as her story of living with her own autism.
TLC, based in Solana Beach, is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that trains and places service dogs in such disciplines as mobility-assistance, seizure-response, autism and specialty/mixed needs.
This event is made possible by the generosity of Madeleine and T. Boone Pickens and the Del Mar Country Club. Books will be available for purchase and signing by Grandin at the event. No tickets will be sold at the door but can be purchased at www.tenderlovingcanines.org.

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