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Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD Familiarisation Day

Train to run our specialist course that provides an opportunity for parents and carers of a child with Autistic Spectrum Disorder to support and encourage each other.

118Who is it for?

The day is available to our Children with Special Needs’ licenced facilitators and will take you through the materials and activities of the three additional sessions of Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD.

Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD course is designed to give extra support to parents of children with ASD and can be used as part of a Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs course. The three sessions aim to give parents hope as they understand more about ASD, how it affects their child and how they can work with their child’s unique personality and abilities.

What does it cover?

  • Understanding ASD
  • Understanding the ‘triad of impairments’
  • Understanding and managing behaviourASD Bubble

Price list

  •  All sectors: £150.00
  • Second Attender: £100

The price of this one day training includes a copy of the Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD Facilitator Manual (value £65), parent handbook, lunch and refreshments

How to book

Our latest training dates and venue information are available on the upcoming training dates page. If you would like to register your interest in attending a Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs familiarisation day, you can do this here.

Specialist Licence

Once you have completed a Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD familiarisation day you will be issued with a Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs ASD facilitator licence.

This licence is issued for a period of 24 months and will be renewed for a further 24 months when you register at least one course within this time period and return the appropriate documentation to Care for the Family.

ASD coversWe provide our licensed facilitators with on-going support through a free-phone helpline, dedicated webpages and e-newsletters.

In-house training

Along with the option of coming to one of our training centres to train as an individual or with others, our high quality training is available in-house allowing you to make the arrangements for your workforce or volunteers at a time and place convenient for your organisation.

Please contact us to find out more about our in-house training.