Courses & workshops

Understanding Autism: making sense of your child's behaviours and emotions

Who is this course for?

Parent and Carers of children with autism.  This interactive webinar will  help you better understand that your child’s behaviours are the clues to help you support their needs

What will you learn?

  • Practical strategies to help you and your child & family cope better with everyday situations
  • What your child needs from you or the environment
  • How to help you regulate your child’s emotions
  • How to recognise when your child needs early support to manage emotions and behaviours.
  • Adaptations and strategies to support your child
  • Tried & tested ideas and resource

What we will cover:

  • How & why your child’s autism affects their emotions
  • Factors that may be affecting their behaviours
  • The ways your child maybe trying to manage their emotions
  • Things your child may be finding difficult to control
  • A better understanding of the nature of their behaviour

This session helped me understand why my son was struggling to cope in social situations. We’ve now got a few coping strategies that really help us both stay calm and stop things getting out of control”


The webinar is delivered by Laura Gomersall, Head of Children’s Services.

Laura is a Speech and Language Therapist with over 15 years’ experience of working with and supporting young children with autism and other communication difficulties.