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6 Week Tennis Course

26th April, 2022
Ends: 7th June, 2022 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Riverside Tennis Club, Goldington Road, Bedford, MK40 3EA

5 Week Training Course

6th June, 2022
Ends: 4th July, 2022 9:45 am-1:00 pm

Kings House, Ampthill Road, Bedford, Beds, MK42 9AZ

Autism & Using Social Stories

9th June, 2022 9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day practical workshop providing the opportunity to learn and develop skills to communicate with autistic people of all ages more effectively through social stories.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • the differences autistic people may experience in perspective taking, social understanding and managing change, due to their different way of thinking
  • the theory behind the concept of social stories in addressing and supporting people with these differences
  • how to write a social story, from unpicking the situation to suggesting alternative courses of action

We are planning to deliver this training face to face at King’s House in Bedford.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed confirmation of the location.

There will be a maximum of 20 delegates.

King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

Autism & Mental Health for Practitioners

30th June, 2022 9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day workshop designed to be particularly useful for those who are working with autistic individuals who have co-existing mental health conditions.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • an overview of co-existing mental health conditions commonly experienced by autistic people and how these affect their individual needs
  • how to proactively adapt environments and practices to prevent needs escalating
  • resources and strategies for supporting individuals

This workshop will be delivered via zoom.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed the curse handouts and zoom link.

There will be a maximum of 15 delegates.

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6 Week Tennis Course

26th April, 2022
Ends: 7th June, 2022 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Riverside Tennis Club, Goldington Road, Bedford, MK40 3EA

5 Week Training Course

6th June, 2022
Ends: 4th July, 2022 9:45 am-1:00 pm

Kings House, Ampthill Road, Bedford, Beds, MK42 9AZ

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Autism & Using Social Stories

9th June, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day practical workshop providing the opportunity to learn and develop skills to communicate with autistic people of all ages more effectively through social stories.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • the differences autistic people may experience in perspective taking, social understanding and managing change, due to their different way of thinking
  • the theory behind the concept of social stories in addressing and supporting people with these differences
  • how to write a social story, from unpicking the situation to suggesting alternative courses of action

We are planning to deliver this training face to face at King’s House in Bedford.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed confirmation of the location.

There will be a maximum of 20 delegates.

King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

Autism & Mental Health for Practitioners

30th June, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day workshop designed to be particularly useful for those who are working with autistic individuals who have co-existing mental health conditions.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • an overview of co-existing mental health conditions commonly experienced by autistic people and how these affect their individual needs
  • how to proactively adapt environments and practices to prevent needs escalating
  • resources and strategies for supporting individuals

This workshop will be delivered via zoom.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed the curse handouts and zoom link.

There will be a maximum of 15 delegates.

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Autism & Behaviour

6th July, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day workshop to explain the impact of autism on regulating behaviour, offering advice on how to support autistic individuals of all ages.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • the difficulties autism may cause in regulating behaviours
  • how to adapt environments and practices to meet the needs of autistic individuals
  • strategies for managing difficult situations

We are planning to deliver this workshop face to face at King’s House in Bedford. On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed confirmation of the location.

There will be a maximum of 20 delegates.

King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

Autism & Demand Avoidance

11th July, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

 

A half day workshop providing information about the demand avoidant presentation of autism and advice on how to support those with demand avoidant behaviour of all ages.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • what is meant by ‘demand avoidance’ in relation to autism and the controversy over the ‘PDA’ diagnosis
  • the role of anxiety in creating demand avoidant behaviour
  • how to prevent and manage demand avoidant behaviour

This training will be held online via zoom.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed the details to join and course handouts.

There will be a maximum of 15 delegates.

 

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Autism & Using Social Stories

12th July, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day practical workshop providing the opportunity to learn and develop skills to communicate with autistic people of all ages more effectively through social stories.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • the differences autistic people may experience in perspective taking, social understanding and managing change, due to their different way of thinking
  • the theory behind the concept of social stories in addressing and supporting people with these differences
  • how to write a social story, from unpicking the situation to suggesting alternative courses of action

We are planning to deliver this training face to face at King’s House in Bedford.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed confirmation of the location.

There will be a maximum of 20 delegates.

King’s House, 245 Ampthill Road, Bedford, MK42 9AZ

Autism & Sensory Processing

18th July, 2022
9:30 am-12:30 pm

A half day workshop exploring the relationship between autism and sensory processing in autistic people of all ages.

Delegates will explore and understand:

  • the impact of sensory processing differences on the lives of autistic individuals
  • resources and strategies to support health and wellbeing where there are sensory challenges
  • when to ask for professional input

This workshop will be delivered via zoom.  On booking you will receive a confirmation email and the week before the training you will be emailed the course handouts and zoom link.

There will be a maximum of 15 delegates.

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5 Week Training Course

6th June, 2022
Ends: 4th July, 2022
9:45 am-1:00 pm

Kings House, Ampthill Road, Bedford, Beds, MK42 9AZ