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 autistic individuals 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 in 2024 include:

  • Tuesday 16 January - Autism and Sensory Differences
  • Tuesday 20 February - Autism and Schools
  • Tuesday 19 March - Autism and Claiming Disability Living Allowance
  • Tuesday 16 April - Introduction to Autism
  • Tuesday 21 May - Autism and Girls
  • Tuesday 18 June - Promoting Positive Behaviour
  • Tuesday 16 July - Autism and Sensory Differences
  • Wednesday 14 August - Autism and Schools
  • Wednesday 11 September - Autism and Claiming Disability Living Allowance

Time: Varies, but usually 7-8.30pm on a weekday evening

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.

Please download all the details here: Parent Workshop