ADD-vance Understanding Teens with ADHD and Autism six week course for Pare...

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** This course runs for six weeks commencing Monday 27th January 2020, finishing Monday 9th March 2020 **

Who is this course for?

Parent/carers of pre-teens and teens aged 12-16 (or 11 and already at secondary school) with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of ADHD and/or Autism. A basic knowledge of ADHD and/or Autism is assumed.

Every course is bespoke to the needs of each group. Learning Outcomes may include:

  • Understanding of neurological and physical changes for all teens and how these are magnified for Autism/ADHD

  • Tips and strategies for managing issues around hygiene, need for privacy, body changes etc.

  • Psycho education on Autism and ADHD and how it feels to be different and coming to terms with diagnosis

  • Supporting parent/carers to develop strategies and tools to teach, foster and build positive relationships for their young people

  • Understanding the importance of empathy, listening, side by side communication, problem solving and negotiation

  • The importance of giving responsibility

  • The dos and don’ts of rules and boundaries

  • Understanding anxiety and developing strategies to manage and regulate emotions

  • Spotting the signs of secondary mental health disorders such as: anxiety,depression and eating disorders

  • Understanding the importance of good self-esteem for both parents and young people and how to develop healthy self-esteem

  • Understanding how to safely manage growing levels of independence

  • Understanding and managing risk taking behaviours

  • Developing strategies to support problem solving

  • The importance of building a positive, collaborative relationship with school and how to advocate for your child

** This course is open to parent/carers who are residents of Hertfordshire and pay Council Tax to a district or borough council governed by Hertfordshire County Council only **


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