2018 Coffee Mornings/Workshops for parents/carers of children with ASC

Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service

Spring Term 2018 Coffee Mornings/Workshops

for parents/carers of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)

 

Thursday 22nd March, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Being Autistic

Simon Smith shares his experience of being autistic and how this affects his everyday life

(see attached flyer)

Thursday 29th March, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Education, Health & Care Plans: the EHCP Process

Information from Amaze and the SEN team on how the process works

 

 

Thursday 19th April, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Puberty

General information about how to navigate through puberty: strategies, visual supports and guidance.

 

 

Tuesday 24th April, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Secondary Transition (for Year 5 and Year 6 parents)

How we can support you and your child through the process of transition from primary to secondary

school

Wednesday 9th May, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Surviving Summer

How to access support and resources over the summer break, when routines change

 

 

Tuesday 22nd May, 5.00–7.00 pm (Evening Session)

@ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Anxiety

Anxiety: what it is, how it shows, and strategies for helping you to manage it

 

 

Wednesday 6th June, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

Girls with Autism

A discussion of strategies that can reduce anxiety in girls.  We are hoping that a young woman with ASC

will be able to attend and talk about her own experiences of Autism and anxiety.

 

 

Wednesday 27th June, 9.30–11.30 am @ Hollingbury Learning Centre

An Introduction to ASC (for the parents of recently-diagnosed children)

Looking at the theories behind ASC and the challenges that children may face in their day to day lives - and how best to support them

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers are limited by the size of the meeting rooms, so please book a place:

e-mail andrew.palmer@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk

or phone 01273 293943 and leave a message

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location and access

 

All coffee mornings/workshops take place in either

  • Hollingbury Learning Centre (BHISS Training Room, Youth Service Wing), Carden Avenue, Brighton BN1 8LU

or

  • Group Room, Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, Brighton BN1 8DJ

Please see the attached map.  Both buildings are within the grounds of Carden Primary School – but PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SCHOOL ENTRANCE.

There is no onsite parking but plenty of free street parking nearby.

The site is accessible from the centre of Brighton on the 5B, 26 and 46 bus routes.

If you need further information about this please email the school office on office@hovepark.org.uk.