Social groups

As a parent/carer you may feel that more information, help, or advice is needed when supporting the needs of your child, who may have behavioural, sensory, social and/or communication challenges. We at GEMS recognise this and have provided a variety of courses that will help develop your knowledge of autism and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

The courses offer support not just for those who are diagnosed, but for those who may have autism and/or ADHD and for the family.

During COVID19 these courses are delivered online. Face to face delivery will commence when it is safe to do so.

The workshops vary in length. You will be listening to and speaking with trainers with extensive experience of delivering autism and/or ADHD courses and will have the opportunity to meet and share strategies with other parents/carers.

For more information, please scroll down to your chosen workshop and then contact the team on 0800 999 1342 to book your place.

Session Title

Description

Target Audience

Dates

Time

Booking

Friday Night Club -

5 - 10 year olds

-Virtual session


Incorporating social communication and an understanding of myself and others.

5 to 10 year olds

Fortnightly Fridays

4-5pm

Social Activity Session - 11-15 year olds

- Virtual session

Fun activities and an opportunity to develop social skills and an understanding of myself and others.

11 to 15 year olds

First Monday of each month

5-6pm

Social Activity Session - 16-25 year olds

- Virtual session

Activities and an opportunity to develop social skills and understanding of myself and others.

16 to 25 year olds

Second Tuesday of each month

6-7pm

Social Activity session - 25 year olds and over

-Virtual session

Social activities including an opportunity to develop social skills. Topics of discussion to include; relationships, money management, sensory sensitivities, travel, and much more.

25 years old and over

Third Wednesday of each month

630-8pm

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