National Autistic Society - Earlybird Programme And Early Bird Plus

EarlyBird (for under 5 years) and EarlyBird Plus (for ages 4 to 8 years) are support programmes for parents and carers, offering advice and guidance on strategies and approaches for dealing with young autistic children. Both programmes work on understanding autism, building confidence to encourage interaction and communication and analysing and managing behaviour. The National Autistic Society EarlyBird programmes are 3 months long, combining group-training sessions with home visits, tailored to each individual family.

Contact

Telephone
01305 833518
Mobile: 07444 836954
Fax: 01305 835414
Email
office@westfield.dorset.sch.uk
Website
http://westfield.dorset.sch.uk/beyond-westfield/earlybird/

Venue

Venue address
Westfield Arts College Littlemoor Road
Weymouth
Dorset
Postcode
DT3 6AA

Service Details

Additional Information
Parents of a child with a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder can attend the relevant programme depending on their age, along with a professional who works with their child. The programme is mainly offered to families within the Dorset Council area. The NAS Early Bird programmes will help you to: * understand your child’s autistic spectrum disorder, * help develop your child's communication, * help improve communication with your child, * help to develop practical strategies to pre-empt problem behaviours and/or manage those which do occur. Contact us for further information and see our website. You can also find more information on the programmes at www.autism.org.uk/earlybird.
Referral information
Self referral by parents/carers.
Age Range Details
EarlyBird is for under 5's, EarlyBird Plus is for 4 to 8 year olds.
Age Range
0 years 0 months to 8 years 0 months

Journey Planner

Address: Westfield Arts College  Littlemoor Road  Weymouth  Dorset