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Free events in Caithness on Autism and Transitions - Wick

7th July 2016

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Wick: Thursday 28th July 2016

Transitions from children's to adult's services - For Parents and Practitioners - two events.

Venue:
Wick Youth Club
11 Lower Dunbar St
Wick

Time: 9:45 - 12:45

Date: 28th July 2016

We can also offer this session on the same date in the evening if needed. If this time would suit you better, please indicate when booking.

As part of The Scottish Strategy for Autism, Autism Network Scotland and ARC Scotland have been funded to run this learning event. The evening session is for parents and carers of a young person making the transition from children's to adult's services. See further down this page for an event for practitioners.

This free event will involve presentations and interactive workshops, helping you to answer some key questions in relation to transitions and autism:

What is a transition?
What is your role as a parent or carer in the transition?
What does a good transition look like?
What are your rights during the process?
What is some of the key legislation in relation to transitions?
Why does autism affect a transition?
How can you support a young person with autism to achieve a positive transition?

Transitions for children at primary school

Venue:
Wick Youth Club
11 Lower Dunbar St
Wick

Time: 14.00 - 16.30,

Date: 28th July 2016

This session is for parents of younger children (up to age 14) and will largely cover the points from above but will also consider:

Day to day transitions
Moving from primary to secondary school
How can you support a younger child with autism to achieve a positive transition?

To book your place at either session please send an email to Autism Network Scotland or call 0141-444-8145 to speak to Lynsey. email autism.network@strath.ac.uk

The presentations will use the Principles of Good Transitions 2 and the Exploring Transitions: Digging Deeper Report.

TO ACCESS THE PRINCIPLES OF GOOD TRANSITIONS 2 DOCUMENT -
http://scottishtransitions.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/principlesofgoodtransition-arc-scotland.pdf

TO ACCESS THE EXPLORING TRANSITIONS: DIGGING DEEPER REPORT
http://www.autismnetworkscotland.org.uk/files/2015/10/Digging-Deeper-Report.pdf

We will be holding similar events in Stirling, Inverness, Dumfries and Galloway, Argyll and Bute and Angus.

Event For Autism Practitioners

Wick: Thursday 28th July 2016

Venue:
TBC but will be within the main Wick area

Time: 9:45 - 12:45

We can also offer this session on the same date in the evening if needed. If this time would suit you better, please indicate when booking.

As part of The Scottish Strategy for Autism, Autism Network Scotland and ARC Scotland have been funded to run this learning event. The evening session is for parents and carers of a young person making the transition from children's to adult's services

This free event will involve presentations and interactive workshops, helping you to answer some key questions in relation to transitions and autism:

What is a transition?
What is your role as a parent or carer in the transition?
What does a good transition look like?
What are your rights during the process?
What is some of the key legislation in relation to transitions?
Why does autism affect a transition?
How can you support a young person with autism to achieve a positive transition?
To book your place please send an email to Autism Network Scotland or call 0141-444-8145 to speak to Lynsey.

The presentation will use the Principles of Good Transitions 2 and the Exploring Transitions: Digging Deeper Report.

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