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Thursday, 29 April 2021
World Wide Web

Behaviours of Concern - An Autistic Perspective (families and carers)

Never been to a virtual learning event? It is like an on-line workshop where you can see the trainer, other attendees, you can type questions, draw on whiteboards, meet with others in break out rooms and see a whole host of visual and written resources. You can also simply watch and learn if that’s your preference. About the course Autistic children often have emotional outbursts, and parents and...
Thursday, 29 April 2021
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Coming Out Of Lockdown: Strategies for Parent-Carers

Dealing with the Covid pandemic and lockdown has been a very real and added strain for most parent-carers and their families. It’s been hard to adapt and manage family life over the past year -and it might be tricky to re-adjust and re-connect with a ‘new normal’ as the lockdown ends. In this workshop delivered by Kim Aumann, we will take time out to reflect on what’s happened and explore some pra...
Friday, 30 April 2021
World Wide Web

Anxiety, Low Mood & Building Resilience in Young People (families & carers)

Delivered by YMCA Downslink Group on behalf of West Sussex Mind This course focuses on supporting adolescents but may be helpful for parents, carers and family members with slightly younger children as often the support strategies discussed can be effective with pre-teen children. Course outline Anxiety and depression/low mood, often co-existing, are the most prevalent and pervasive mental healt...
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
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Making Sense of Wellbeing - Problem Solving

Making Sense of Wellbeing - Resilience Skills - Session 3. This six week course for parent-carers offers you the opportunity to explore some of the essential elements of wellbeing. Our personal and social wellbeing helps us to develop good relationships, feel connected to others and improves our resilience, empathy, and adaptability. The course includes a blend of wellbeing and mindfulness worksh...
Wednesday, 5 May 2021
World Wide Web

Sensory Storytelling Course

Course 1 dates: Thursdays 11th, 18th & 25 March 2021 @ 7pm Zoom workshop duration 1.5 hrs Course 2 dates: Wednesdays 21st & 28th April and 5th May 2021 @ 10am Zoom workshop duration 2 hrs Between March & May 2021 join us for Zoom sensory storytelling workshops for parents and professionals. An ideal short course for those wishing to develop their inclusive interactive and sensory s...
Saturday, 8 May 2021
Ashtead

Stevie Solvesit and the case of the Spooky Swamp

Stevie Solvesit (the most successful private detective in Britain) is back for another adventure and guess what: they need your help! Whether you cracked the case of the stolen car last time or this is your first detective job, join Stevie and help solve the case of the spooky swamp. In the far-off land of Camelot, Sir Dagonet has gone missing. It’s up to you and Stevie to save the day! What will ...
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
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Making Sense of Wellbeing - Mindfulness: Finding peace in the storm

Making Sense of Wellbeing - Resilience Skills - Session 4. This six week course for parent-carers offers you the opportunity to explore some of the essential elements of wellbeing. Our personal and social wellbeing helps us to develop good relationships, feel connected to others and improves our resilience, empathy, and adaptability. The course includes a blend of wellbeing and mindfulness worksh...
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
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Making Sense of Wellbeing - Positive Thinking

Making Sense of Wellbeing - Resilience Skills - Session 5. This six week course for parent-carers offers you the opportunity to explore some of the essential elements of wellbeing. Our personal and social wellbeing helps us to develop good relationships, feel connected to others and improves our resilience, empathy, and adaptability. The course includes a blend of wellbeing and mindfulness worksh...
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
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Making Sense of Disability Living Allowance

A Free Online (Zoom) workshop delivered by Lizzie Batten from Amaze. In this workshop you will find out how to apply for DLA (Disability Living Allowance), how the system works, the various rates and what other relevant benefits are available. This workshop will also be useful to parent/carers who are facing completing a renewal as it will provide you with up to date information. This will be an i...
Tuesday, 25 May 2021
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Making Sense of Wellbeing - Mindfulness: You are not your thoughts

Making Sense of Wellbeing - Resilience Skills - Session 6. This six week course for parent-carers offers you the opportunity to explore some of the essential elements of wellbeing. Our personal and social wellbeing helps us to develop good relationships, feel connected to others and improves our resilience, empathy, and adaptability. The course includes a blend of wellbeing and mindfulness worksh...
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
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Making Sense of Challenging Behaviour in Adolescence (11yrs+)

This workshop delivered by Denise Snook, explores how your young person’s brain works, how hormones and puberty impact upon our children, how we can support them and respond to any challenging behaviour during their adolescent years to achieve positive outcomes. To book your free place, please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/146904177349 After booking - Once you have booked a place you wi...
Thursday, 3 June 2021
Zoom

Young Voices Half term fun and games sessions- Online

11am until 12 midday Under 14s 1pm until 2.30pm 14 to 25 year olds Relaxed Zoom social sessions to chat, play games and get to know each other. These sessions are open to both existing members of our Young Voices Forum, and all young people , as a taster of what Young Voices is all about. Please do pop in and meet us, we’d love to see you! If you are not a member of Young Voices Forum, you wi...