ASD Family Help - Parent Carers Matter

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Gain a better understanding of the recognition you deserve as a carer and learn what support, rights & benefits you are entitled to. 

This course is delivered over 3 dates (and separated into 5 different topics/sessions):

  • Who is a carer?
  • What is the impact on carers?
  • How to get further support and information
  • Your rights as a carer
  • Carers needs assessment 
  • Financial support and benefits
  • Mental health & wellbeing 

If space allows professionals are welcome on this training if this training will help you to support carers/parent carers in your job role. 

Contact information

ASD Family Help
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Contact Name
Jayne McGovern
Contact Position
Adult Support Manager
07733 601755 07733 601755
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When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

This course will currently run 3 times during 2023. 

Wokingham - January and February 2023

  • Session 1 and 2: 26 January 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm;
  • Session 3 and 4: 2 February 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm
  • Session 5: 9 February 23, 9.45am - 11.45am

Earley - July 2023         

  • Session 1: 27 June 23, 5.30pm – 8pm
  • Session 2: 4 July 23, 6pm - 8.30pm
  • Session 3: 11 July 23 5.30pm – 8pm
  • Session 4: 18 July 23 6pm - 8.30pm

Woodley - September 2023   

  • Session 1 and 2: 18 September 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm
  • Session 3: 25 September 23, 9.45am - 12.00pm
  • Session 4 and 5: 2 October 23, 9.45am - 2.15pm

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Funding Notes

Funding for this training is provided by Wokingham Borough Council and Education & Skills Funding Agency 

How is the service funded
Local Authority

Facilities and Accessibility

Wheelchair access
FREE Service

Complaints Procedure

Contact Name
Cathy Roberts
Complaints procedure notes

Email for any complaints regarding this activity/training.

You may also email to email Cathy Roberts directly.

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
Eligibility Criteria

Parents and carers of families with autistic family members or those with associated additional needs (no formal diagnosis is required)


Booking / Registration Required
Booking and Registration Notes

To book on this course please email or text/phone 07733 601755 and she will provide you with the current online booking link. 


Referral not required
Who can refer
Self Referral

Provision For

Supporting people with
Mental health conditions
Children with Additional Needs
Learning and Communication
Autism Spectrum Conditions
Social Needs
Emotional Needs

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.
Local Offer

Local Offer - Support available for children and young people with additional needs


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