Good Beginnings Course

Date and time

10:00am, 27 Apr 2021 - 11:00am, 6 Jul 2021

Who is this course for?
For parents / carers of Early Years children aged 5 or under, who have autism or social communication needs.

The aim is to help parents / carers to enhance their understanding of their child’s strengths and needs through:
• Current strategy and information sharing.
• Creating a foundation for a parent/carer support network.
• Supporting decision making and developing good practice.
• Supporting understanding regarding processes around education and health.

Content includes:
Guidance and strategies for:
• Understanding autism
• Communication
• Play
• Sensory processing
• Behaviour is communication
• Eating, sleeping and toileting
• Managing Anxiety

Developed in collaboration with:
• Speech and Language Therapist
• Occupational Therapist
• Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service
• Inclusion partners
• Engagement Facilitators
• Senior Specialist Educational Psychologists (Autism spectrum)

This is a 10-week course which runs every term, via weekly pre-recorded webinars for parent / carers to watch at home.

Each webinar is followed by live question and answer sessions on Tuesdays from 10am to 11am, and accessed via Microsoft Teams.

Booking details:

‘Due to high demand, bookings have now closed for Good Beginnings.  Parents/carers who have already expressed an interest in attending, via the previously advertised online link, will receive an email in April to confirm whether they have a place on a Summer Term course or whether their details have been added to our waiting list.  In due course, we will share details of how other parents/carers interested in attending Good Beginnings can also be added to our waiting list.’