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ASD and Family Relationships - The Curly Hair Project in Warwick
Sat 12 November 2016, 10:00 – 12:00 GMT
A child’s autism affects every member of the family in different ways. In this workshop we give insight and strategies on topics including:
- parental expectations of the autistic child/young person
- worrying about siblings
- coping with meltdowns
- parents of teenagers and young children with ASD
Although we discuss young people and children, the workshops were not created for children. We don't want them to be bored during the workshop so if you do bring them please also bring their colouring books, iPads etc. and feel free to get up and go as much as you/they wish.
This workshop is relevant to both males and females.
“Very positive focus and holistic advice on all aspects from the AS and NT perspective. Detailed focus on the effects of autism on the NT sibling.”
“The whole session was relevant to the real family experience of living with Autism and offered insightful help and advice.”
“The slides are a very simple and informative way to illustrate/support the talks.”
“I liked the practical strategies offered for involving the AS family member in family life via prompting and household chores.”