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Primary to Secondary Transition with ASD - The Curly Hair Project in Surbit...
Fri 7 April 2017, 19:00 – 21:30 BST
This workshop looks at problems that may occur when a child transitions from primary to secondary school. This workshop covers the following topics:
- telling your child about their diagnosis
- changing friendships
- preparing for puberty
- choosing a school
- adjusting to the new school
- building self-esteem
This workshop meets Continual Professional Development criteria at an intermediate level.
- parents and families
- teachers and teaching staff
We encourage both parents and teachers to come along as working together ensures the child’s transition is as stress-free as possible.
Most content is relevant to males and females, some is more relevant to females.
“Very good information on what we can do for transition. I liked the at home ideas.”
“The transitions tips for parents and professionals were very helpful.”
Vet4life - Surbiton has a few free parking places on site (entrance to the car park via Cottage Grove):
It is about 6 minutes' walk away from Surbiton train station. Surbiton train station has fast trains to and from London Waterloo.
The workshop is being held in the reception area of a veterinary clinic. The clinic will close at 7pm, with only us inside the venue. The room looks like this:
The outside of the clinic looks like this:
Please bring your own refreshments. No cafes are open at this time but there is an off licence and pizza place opposite.
If numbers for this workshop are low, we will have no choice but to cancel it. Please check your email inbox and spam one or two days before the workshop is due to run as we will send you an email if it has been cancelled.
About the curly hair project
The curly hair project is a UK social enterprise dedicated to supporting women and girls with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their loved ones. Founder Alis Rowe created the organisation in 2013 after struggling to find good quality, uplifting information about ASD for herself. Alis Rowe is an acclaimed author and award winning young entrepreneur. Her work has been endorsed by leading professionals including Professor Tony Attwood. For information about the curly hair project, please visit www.thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk.