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Parenting Special Children Pre- and Post-Assessment Workshops – Autism

A series of three linked pre- and post-assessment workshops for parent/carers of children and young people who are waiting for an assessment for Autism, or who have recently been diagnosed with Autism.

These workshops are open to all parents/carers who live, or whose child attends a school, in Berkshire and who:

  • Have a child who is on the waiting list to be assessed for Autism or
  • Have a child who has just been diagnosed as having Autism and
  • Have NOT previously attended a Time Out from Autism course with Parenting Special Children (PSC)

Parents/carers must attend the Introduction to Autism workshop first, and it is recommended that parents attend all three workshops in the series.

Topics covered include:

Introduction to Autism

  • What is Autism?
  • Challenges & concerns
  • Strengths and opportunities
  • Signposting to support

Anxiety and Autism

  • What is anxiety?
  • Why it makes sense to be anxious if you’re autistic
  • Top strategies to support you and your child

Behaviour and Autism

  • Challenging behaviour: distressing or in distress?
  • Becoming a detective
  • There is always a reason
  • Top strategies to help you and your child

Dates:

Pre- and Post-Assessment Workshops – Introduction to Autism (1st of 3)

  • 18 September, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Bracknell Open Learning Centre, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7GR
  • 24 September, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Lower Earley Baptist Church, Maiden Place, Reading, Berkshire RG6 3HE
  • 24 September, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Thatcham and Central Family Hub, Park Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 3PG
  • 30 September, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Arbour Park Stadium, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire SL2 5AY

Pre- and Post-Assessment Workshops – Anxiety and Autism (2nd of 3)

  • 17 October, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Bracknell Open Learning Centre, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7GR
  • 22 October, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Lower Earley Baptist Church, Maiden Place, Reading, Berkshire RG6 3HE
  • 22 October, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Thatcham and Central Family Hub, Park Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 3PG
  • 28 October, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Arbour Park Stadium, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire SL2 5AY

Pre- and Post-Assessment Workshops – Behaviour and Autism (3rd of 3)

  • 14 November, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Bracknell Open Learning Centre, Rectory Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7GR
  • 19 November, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Lower Earley Baptist Church, Maiden Place, Reading, Berkshire RG6 3HE
  • 19 November, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Thatcham and Central Family Hub, Park Lane, Thatcham, Berkshire RG18 3PG
  • 2 December, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Arbour Park Stadium, Stoke Road, Slough, Berkshire SL2 5AY

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 9863532
Email
admin@parentingspecialchildren.co.uk
Website
Pre-and Post - Assessment Workshops - Autism

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Costs

Details
Free for Berkshire parent/carers. A number of paid for places are available at £15 per person for non-Berkshire parents/carers and practitioners. A refundable £5 booking deposit is required for all attendees (plus non-refundable Eventbrite booking fee).

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations