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. 

Earley - July 2023         

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

If your complaint is regarding any children's activity or parent workshops/training please email

If your complaint is regarding any adult activity or adult support, please email 

You may also email or complete our online complaint for.

Complaints link
online complaint form

Accessing this service

Age Ranges
Eligibility Criteria

Parent carers and carers living, working or with children attending school in the Wokingham Borough. 



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.

All staff and volunteers at sessions receive in-house training from ASD Family Help regarding autism awareness and safeguarding (for children & vulnerable adults). Additionally all staff/volunteers are trained in safeguarding via the NSPCC online training portal or Wokingham Borough Council training portal and Prevent Training via the Home Office online.

All staff and volunteers at sessions have enhanced DBS checks.

ASD Family Help holds its own public liability insurance.

Trainers are qualified in or obtaining their qualification in Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTLLS)

Local Offer

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


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