Autism, Anxiety and Wellbeing
What is the event?
Eligibility This is a three hour session for parents, families and carers who are responsible for children and young people in West Sussex.
This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex Mind, West Sussex County Council and West Sussex CCGs.
About the course Anxiety and Wellbeing
Anxiety is a real difficulty for many children and young people with ASC and ADHD. Anxiety can happen for a range of reasons and people with and everyone can vary in their ability to cope with it. Anxiety can affect both the mind and the body, producing a range of symptoms, it affects the individual with anxiety but also has a wider impact on the whole family. This workshop explores why anxiety is so prevalent with children and young people with ASC and ADHD, how to understand, support and manage anxiety related behaviours, as well as appreciate the impact of the iceberg effect and anxiety cycle. This workshop will explore ways of encouraging well-being, promoting motivational values and interests, focusing on increasing quality of life while maintaining a healthy balance of anxiety and wellbeing.
Getting to the Venue
The nearest train station to Field Place is Durrington rail and then a 10 minute walk. The Pulse is a bus service which runs regularly nearby. There is free car parking on site and disabled spaces.
Timing The course runs from 09:30 - 12:30. Please arrive in plenty of time to allow for a prompt start.
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