Our free training and support sessions are aimed at parents and carers whose children have received a diagnosis.
The courses explore the four dimensions of autism, behaviour and development into adulthood. They provide the opportunity to meet other parents, share ideas, develop strategies and test resources.
Booking is essential for these events
Autism Training and Support Sessions for Parents & Carers - Supporting Behaviour
15th September, Portfield School, Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6BP
Behaviour in children with autism can be different, unusual and sometimes challenging. How do you begin to understand the purpose of that behaviour?Is it a problem?What can you do to support your child to express themselves effectively?Joanna Taylor, Behaviour Support Practitioner for Autism Wessex will be delivering this fascinating and informative session.
Autism Training and Support Sessions for Parents & Carers - Supporting Emotional Development
29th September, Dorchester Youth Assosication, Lubbecke Way, Dorchester, DT1 1QL
This session looks at how people with autism develop emotionally. Lizzie Johnson, Autism Adviser for Autism Wessex will be exploring this fascinating subject and presenting a range of strategies to help your child develop emotional resilience and understanding.
Autism Training & Support Sessions for Parents & Carers - Post Diagnosis - What's next
20th October, Dorchester Youth Assosciation, Lubbecke Way, Dorchester, DT1 1QL
The session will explore our thoughts and feelings about the diagnosis, give an understanding of autism, what the future may hold and how you can plan ahead. The session will also provide information on other organisations, groups and services.