This is a course for parents of children with ASD aged between 5 – 17 years. The course runs for 6 weeks, is half a day per week, and covers:
- What is ASD?
- Sensory issues
- Understanding Behaviour
- Managing Behaviour-coping strategies
There is a follow-up session approximately 3 months later.
Please note that there is a waiting list for this course.
Multi-Agency ASD Evening Talks
The Multi-Agency Autism Group is a partnership including representatives from Beams, Health, Education, Voluntary agencies and parents. Their aim is to give families and carers information, confidence and skills for managing the children in their care.
The group runs evening talks North Kent College, Oakfield Lane, Dartford. Topics include food, sensory issues, managing behaviour, the education perspective, the parent’s perspective and surviving Christmas and school holidays.
To be added to the mailing list, please contact Lois Spearing:
Courses for Parents of Children with ADHD
We are part of a multi-agency team delivering ‘ADHD – Tell Me More’, a 2 half day course looking at ADHD from a medical, educational and family perspective.
We are also offering an intensive one day workshop for Professionals at a cost of £60.
These courses usually run once a year in early summer or autumn. The next courses will run in November 2017. * Please note this course has been deferred due to availability of trainers. We will provide further information in the New Year.
For further information about our parent courses and workshops please contact one of our Family Advisors: