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Spectrum Course - for parents/carers of children aged 8 and over - Northampton

Jun 04, 2020 - Jul 09, 2020
Spectrum Course - for parents/carers of children aged 8 and over - Northampton

Time Thu Jun 04 2020 at 06:30 pm to Thu Jul 09 2020 at 08:30 pm

The Learning Hub, ONE Angel Square, Northampton, United Kingdom

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Spectrum Course - for parentscarers of children aged 8 and over - Northampton Spectrum Course - for parents/carers of children aged 8 and over - Northampton
This course is for parents and carers of children living in Northamptonshire, with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism, aged 8 to 19.

This is a 6 week course held on Thursday evenings from 18:30 to 20:30 on the following dates:

4th June 2020

11th June 2020

18th June 2020

25th June 2020

2nd July 2020

9th July 2020

The venue is fully accessible.

Parking is available at 2 nearby carparks (payment required)



St John's Carpark - NN1 1HA



St Peter's Way Carpark - NN1 1TP



We are offering two adult places per child, if both parents/carers are not able to attend then one parent can bring another adult along (this could be a relative or a friend). However we do ask that the same people attend all of the sessions, if possible.

There are 6 sessions and we ask for your attendance at all sessions.

There are no facilities for children and the course content is not suitable for children or young people.

The topics covered are shown below.

Week 1 - Introduction to  Autism: What is an Autism Spectrum Disorder and what are the associated   difficulties

Week 2 - Communication and Introducing Visual Supports - Looking at areas of communication:   Understanding of language, Expressive language

Week 3 - Joint Attention and Social Interaction - Attention and social understanding and how that impacts on social interactions

Week 4 - A representative from Northamptonshire's Information, Advice and Support Service will be discussing Special Educational Needs support in education.  We will speak about the relevant legislation to child with autism in education, help you to understand your rights and discuss relevant support  strategies that can be used in school based on the strategies learnt in the last 3 weeks.

Week 5 - Understanding  Behaviour - To help you understand your child’s behaviour and introduce some  practical strategies to effectively support behaviour and building on the most suitable practical strategies to effectively support behaviour

Week 6 - Emotional Literacy and Consolidation – Understanding how to help children and young people with Autism, learn what emotions are, how they feel and what they can do when they feel them as well as consolidating everything learnt so far.

Please note that if there are insufficient numbers to make this course viable, the event may be cancelled, and you will be informed in advance of the start date.




Also check out other Workshops in Northampton, Nonprofit Events in Northampton.

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Tickets for Spectrum Course - for parents/carers of children aged 8 and over - Northampton can be booked here.

Ticket Information Ticket Price
SPECTRUM 4th June 2020 6.30pm - 8.30pm plus 5 further sessions Free
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The Northamptonshire County Council Specialist Support Service offers support for children with SEND including Autism.
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Thu Jun 04 2020 at 06:30 pm to Thu Jul 09 2020 at 08:30 pm

Location

The Learning Hub, ONE Angel Square, Northampton, United Kingdom

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