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Parenting Courses

Barnardo's Cygnet Training

These courses are designed for parents or carers of children and young people aged 8 to 16, with a diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The course aims to improve participants’ confidence in managing the challenges faced when raising a child with ASD. 

The Cygnet programme covers  - What is autism?, communication, sensory issues, understanding and managing behaviour and siblings. This programme is over seven weeks for two and a half hours each session. 

There may be a waiting list for this group, all referrals and requests for additional information for both boroughs should be addressed to:

Karen Williams

Parenting Officer

Achieving for Children

Phone : 020 8547 6965/07771974388