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Sefton Parents/Carers Social Communication Spring Training/coffee sessions 2020

Are you the parent/carer of a child with a diagnosis of Autism or social communication difficulties attending a mainstream school? Would you benefit from some professional advice and specialist training? Would you like to meet other parents of children with similar needs?

Each sesson will run as follows:

9.45am Registration

10am-10.45am Presentation on chosen topic

11am -12.30pm Consultation slot (20 min per slot)

Dates/ topics

  • Thursday 23rd April 2020 - Managing Transitions from Home to School
  • Thursday 4th June 2020   - Transition Year 6-7
  • Thursday 25th June 2020 - Unpicking Behaviour
  • Thursday 9th July 2020   -  Surviving Medical/Dental Appointments

Consultation slot will be with professionals from Sefton and our commissioned service Together Trust such as (subject to availability): an Educational Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Inclusion Consultant, Specialist Teacher, ASD Lead practitioner, Sefton Inclusion support worker. 

-          Tea, biscuits and a friendly positive atmosphere provided!


          For further information or to book a place please contact:

                 James Clark, Sefton Inclusion Service: 

      0151 934 2347  

If you are not able to attend at these times, it may be possible to arrange individual appointments.

You are welcome to join us any time through the morning and stay as long as you wish.

Event Feedback

  •  "Excellent advice. Also got to chat with Ed-psychologist".
  •  "Brilliant training, lots of wonderful ideas to cope with Christmas better".
  •  "Plenty of different support in the one place".
  •  "Everything! The professional sessions were invaluable, the talk and resources  good and meeting people also good".
  •  "Very relaxed and friendly, good to meet similar parents".
  •  "Everything! Loved the format of the session and how supportive and positive everyone was".


Who to contact

Contact Name James Clark Telephone 0151 934 2347 E-mail Website

Where to go

Name Sefton Council

Ainsdale Corporate Learning Centre
Sandringham Road
Postcode PR8 2PJ


All sessions are 9:45am - 12:30pm.