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SOLD OUT – Rising to the Challenge 2020 – West Midlands Parents and Carers Workshops

21st October at 11:00 am - 25th November at 12:00 pm

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Rising to the Challenge – SOLD OUT

A free five session course for parents / carers who want a better understanding of their child’s autism and learn about strategies that may help and support them (Your child does not need to have an official diagnosis)

5 Webinars for parents / carers across the West Midlands

5 Optional Zoom sessions for parents / carers in Sandwell, Shropshire and Solihull

Autism as a Spectrum: What autism is and what it isn’t, The characteristic features of autism, how autism impacts on individuals and your autistic child

Autism and communication: What communication is, how and why we communicate, stages of communication, autism and communication differences, my child’s communication differences and strategies that may help

Autism and Social Interaction: What social interaction is made up of, some of the difficulties some autistic children may have with social interaction and social understanding, your child’s social difficulties and strategies that may help

Autism and Sensory Differences: Sensory processing, autism and sensory differences, my child’s sensory differences and strategies that may help

Autism and Behaviour: Reasons for behaviour, analysing behaviour, arousal curve, meltdowns and shut downs, minimising behaviours of concern, behaviour support plans

Zoom sessions: These will be an opportunity to discuss and share your child’s autism and how what was covered in each of the webinars may help. It also provides an opportunity to share and discuss other strategies that you have tried

These webinars are open to any parent / carer in the West Midlands

The Zoom sessions are only available to parents / carers in Sandwell, Shropshire and Solihull

Webinar links

You will be sent links to join the webinars once booked. Please make sure you register today to receive updates on this event.

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Webinar dates

All dates are at 11.00am-12.00pm

(You can watch the replay recording if you are unable to watch the live webinar)

Wednesday 21st October – Autism as a Spectrum

Wednesday 4th November – Autism and Communication

Wednesday 11th November – Autism and Social Interaction

Wednesday 18th November – Autism and Sensory Differences

Wednesday 25 November – Autism and Behaviour

Zoom Sessions – Evening dates and times will be sent to you nearer the time

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21st October at 11:00 am
25th November at 12:00 pm


Autism West Midlands


Autism West Midlands
0121 450 7582