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The Autism Group - Free autism training for parents

The Autism Group is passionate about providing practical, accessible, affordable – and where possible free – autism training for people parenting, living, caring and working with those on the autistic spectrum across the East Berkshire area.

Parents are offered a series of 2-hour training toolkits covering a range of topics and delivered in both daytime and evening slots. You can choose to attend one or more from any of the following sessions that are designed to increase understanding and help you provide a well-informed response to your children’s needs. All sessions are delivered by qualified trainers who also have children on the spectrum.

Our current training progranmme is available on our website.

Website:
The Autism Group
Provider:
The Autism Group

Who to contact

Contact Name
Dawn Kohn or Tricia Kempton
Contact Position
Training Coordinator /Charity Manager
Telephone
07423 636339
Email
admin@theautismgroup.org.uk
Social Media

Where to go

Name
Training takes place in various venues.
Address
Berkshire

When is it On/Open ?

Date & Time Information

Training sessions are provided over a range of times and venues.

See our website for current availability.

Girls on the Spectrum

  • 25 September @ 6:30pm
  • 21 November @ 10am

Adolescence

  • 3 October @ 6:30pm
  • 16 January @ 10am

Misbehaving or misunderstood?

  • 10 July 2019 @ 6:30pm

Emotion Explosion! When anger strikes

  • 6 November @ 10am
  • 13 February @ 6:30pm

Understanding Behaviour, Making Sense of Sensory Differences

  • 18 September @ 10am
  • 11 March @ 6:30pm

Parent training. High Alert! When anxiety strikes

  • 17 October 6:30pm
  • 29 January @ 10am

What about me? Siblings and autism

  • 27 February @ 10am

Costs and Fee Information

Service/Activity is Free
Yes
Cost details

Wherever possible our parent tool-kit training sessions are free.

Is there any help with funding
No
How is the service funded
Voluntary/Charitable

Facilities and Accessibility

Facilities
FREE Service
Autism friendly

Accessing this service

Eligibility Criteria

Suitable for parents and carers of children diagnosed or on the waiting list for assessment for an autistic spectrum disorder.

Booking / Registration Required
Yes
Booking and Registration Notes

Please contact Becky Peates on admin@theautismgroup.org.uk for further details and to book a place.

Referral

Referral required
No
Who can refer
Self Referral

Provision For

Supporting people with
Autism Spectrum Conditions

Quality Assurance

Registered Charity No.
1166787.
Quality Assurance

All our trainers are qualified and most are parents of young people on the spectrum.

Accreditation

Level 3 Teaching and Education qualification.

Compliments, complaints and comments

Contact Name
Tricia Kempton
Position
Charity Manager
How to make a compliment, complaint and comment

In the first instance contact Tricia Kempton. If you are still disatisfied, the chair of Trustees will respond to you. 

Email: tricia@theautismgroup.org.uk

Website
Complaints, compliments or concerns

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Data last checked: 25/06/2019
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