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Children with Special Needs

Time Out for Parents: Children with Special Needs Familiarisation Day

Train to run our specialist course to support and encourage parents and carers of a special needs child.

This training is only available to our core licenced facilitators and will take you through the materials and activities of the supportive and informal seven sessions. Our day begins with refreshments at 9.00am, with training starting promptly at 9.30am and finishing by 4.30pm.

Children with Special Needs aims to help parents build their child’s self esteem and develop good communication skills. It goes on to look at each child’s  development, ways to meet the needs of their child and how to set and stick to boundaries. It also explores what schools and other agencies can offer for children with special needs and their parents and how the wider family plays a part.

Have a look at sample pages of the facilitator manual and parent handbook.

What does it cover?

  • Parenting children with special needs
  • Self-esteem
  • Coping with feelings
  • Understanding behaviour
  • Managing behaviour
  • Home and school
  • The wider family

“The course is excellent. I don’t think you could possibly fit anything else in!”

Price list

  • Statutory sector/individual rate: £150.00
  • Churches and Voluntary sector: £100.00

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

Our day begins with refreshments at 9.00am, with training starting promptly at 9.30am and finishing by 4.30pm.

Specialist 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.

We provide our licensed facilitators with on-going support through a free-phone helpline, group Facebook page, 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.

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