Cygnet Parents / Carers Support Programme

This programme is designed for parents and carers of children and young people aged 7-18 with an autistic spectrum condition. The programme is designed to:

  • To increase parents understanding of autistic spectrum conditions
  • To help parents develop their knowledge on how a child on the autistic spectrum experiences the world and what drives their behaviour
  • To guide parents through practical strategies they can use with children
  • To direct parents to relevant ASC resources
  • To give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents who have had similar experiences and to gain support and learn from each other

This is a core Cygnet programme which is delivered over 6-8 two and a half – three hour sessions which sequentially work towards behaviour management and covers a number of topics:

  • Autism & diagnosis
  • Communication
  • Sensory Issues
  • Understanding behaviour
  • Managing behaviour
  • Choice of topic decided by parents/carers

Courses are run in line with sufficient demand from parents and carers. If you would be interested in attending a course please contact the Main School office.

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