Courses & Workshops


ADHD & Autism Support Harrow provides a variety of courses and workshops suitable for families affected by ADHD & ASD.


Please see below for details:


Workshops


ADHD is Real


On Thursday 16th October from 9.00am till 4.30pm, in St Pauls Church, Hammersmith Broadway, London. We are delighted to be supporting ADDISS in promoting their annual ADHD Conference. They have an amazing set of speakers lined up this year. For further information, and to book, please click here.



Regular Courses


Supporting Carers of Autism through Training (SCATT)


Are you a parent/carer of a child or adolescent with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and have not attended a SCATT course before? SCATT courses are an excellent source of information for those new to ASD or for those requiring a little more in-depth knowledge. Babysitting can be provided free of charge for Harrow residents. Babysitting can be provided for out of Borough residents but will have to be paid for by the family.


The course is held three times per year. It costs £20.00 for individuals, £30 for a couple. A creche will be provided free of charge for Harrow residents, however a deposit will be required to secure a place.


The course will run for 7 weeks and will cover the following topics:


• Introduction

• Background to Autism

• Communication

• Behaviour Management

• Sensory Impairment

• Autism & The Family

• Parenting Tips


The next course will start on Thursday 25th September and will be a daytime course, 10am till 12 noon. For more information or to book, please contact Lynne Laverty on 020 8901 8009 or autism@adhdandautismharrow.co.uk.



Living with ADHD & Autism


This supportive 10 week course is designed to help parents deal with the challenging behaviour brought on by the conditions of ADHD/ASD and other co-morbid conditions.


The course focuses on building self-esteem and how to communicate effectively with your children, as well as dealing with feelings (theirs and ours). Setting limits and boundaries and dealing with anger are also covered. The condition of ADHD is looked at and explored and parents/carers are given an opportunity to work on difficult issues in a safe a non judgemental environment.


The course is also run three times per year and lasts for 10 weeks. It costs £40.00 for members (£50.00 per couple for members). A creche will be provided free of charge for Harrow residents, however a deposit will be required to secure a place.


The next course will start on Tuesday 23rd September and will be an evening course from 7pm till 9pm. For more information, or to book, please contact Therese Glynn on 020 8901 8009 or adhd@adhdandautismharrow.co.uk.



123 Magic - Managing Difficult Behaviour


A three session programme to teach you effective and well researched ways to better manage misbehaviour in children 3-12 years. This course is designed to help parents and carers to:


• Increase knowledge about what works in managing difficult behaviour and what doesn’t

• Lessen feelings of frustration

• Get better results with less effort and stress when dealing with conflict


There are no dates set currently for 123 Magic but should you wish to be notified of the next course, please contact Therese on 020 8901 8009 or adhd@adhdandautismharrow.co.ukto be added to the waiting list.



CALMS Training


CALMS is a new course for young people in Year 8, 9 or 10. It will help them find new ways to have a positive experience of living with ADHD. Being hyperactive is not necessarily a bad thing, it's great to have lots of energy and this course can show you how to channel that energy in a good way.


The course runs for 6 weeks. No dates are currently set but for further details and to express an interest please contact Therese Glynn on 020 8901 8009 or adhd@adhdandautismharrow.co.uk.