Parent workshops

We regularly host workshops for families and carers as part of our extensive Family Support Service and Parent Programme.

Family Support Hub 2021 Northants

Autism East Midlands has developed a range of training courses and workshops for the parents, carers, siblings and the extended families of individuals with autism of all ages. These range from short 2 hour workshops to 8 week courses and are designed to help you support and better understand your loved one.

Parent Workshops coming up include:

  • 15 August - Autism and Schools
  • 19 September - Autism and Claiming Disability Living Allowance
  • 17 October - Introduction to Autism
  • 21 November - Autism and Girls
  • 19 December - Promoting Positive Behaviour
  • 16 January - Autism and Sensory Differences
  • 20 February - Autism and Schools
  • 19 March - Autism and Claiming Disability Living Allowance

Location: The parent workshops are delivered online over Zoom

Cost: Free to attend

Suitability: Parents/carers of children under 18

To join: If you would like to join a workshop, please email at least 24 hours before the event.

Don’t worry if you’re not familiar with Zoom or are uncomfortable with appearing on screen. We can arrange a practice Zoom beforehand. If you feel that would help – just ask! During the actual workshop there is no pressure to have video or audio on. You can just watch the presentation.