Autism Family Workshops

Series of 6 weekly workshops looking at practical strategies for supporting your child at home. Fees: £20 per workshop or £100 for all 6. 
​Week 1 - What is Autism?

Aims: 

Understanding features of Autism including new research

Exploring the impact Autism has on the child

​Week 2 - Sensory Processing Difficulties

Aims:

Exploring potential issues associated with sensory processing  difficulties

Recognising sensory overload

Creating a sensory profile

Creating a nurturing environment 

Week 3 - Anxiety and Autism

 

Aims:

What is Anxiety?

Understanding the triggers

Strategies to support children manage their anxiety

Week 4 - Behaviour Management

Aims:

Analysing and identifying patterns of behaviour

Using proactive methods to pre-empt and prevent occurring behaviours

Safety at home

Week 5 - Helping My Child at Home

Aims:

Explore variety of practical strategies at home:

Strategies to support establishing routines

Building Independence

Week 5 - Helping My Child at Home

Aims:

Explore variety of practical strategies at home:

Strategies to support establishing routines

Building Independence

How to support Siblings

Toileting 

Sleep awareness

Week 6 - Could it be PDA?

Aims:

Introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance 

How to support a child with PDA at home

Inclusion Matters

2017