Parent Training

We provide a range of training programmes and workshops for any parent who has a preschool child that meets our criteria, as well as a number of one day courses focusing on specific issues. Our courses are either on a week night or a weekend at our centreS in London and Stirling or can be locally based within a community centre.

We cover a range of issues such as understanding autism in the early years, understanding Pivotal Response Therapy (theory and practical), developing communication, understanding and dealing with challenging behaviour, understanding sensory issues and developing interaction through play. We focus on empowering parents to work confidently with their child at home, and target practical areas such as toileting and food issues.

Parents can come as a couple, or individually.  We can also undertake home visits during your course where we will work with you and your child together. These sessions can be videoed with your permission.

We currently offer a rolling programme of parent training for families accessing our services. Level 1 Parent Training runs for a full day (9-4) usually on a Saturday. The course aims to empower parents to better understand their child’s strengths and challenges and work together with their therapy team to optimise all opportunities for learning in the home.

Fees for courses vary according to venue and location, and are advertised regularly below and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. If you have a specific request for a course in your area please email us on hello@blueskyautism.com