Blog: For Parents & Carers

Anything is Possible

22 September 2017

When I look back and think about the diagnosis process I am so glad we followed our instincts and went for it.

Teenager 2 Adult 2017

18 September 2017

Dorset Parent-Carer Council "Teenager 2 Adult 2017" Free Event

Monday 16th October 2017 at Kingston Maurward College nr. Dorchester

Chatterboxes Youth Group opens in Ferndown

6 September 2017

The Chatterboxes is a youth action project run by young people with disabilities aged 11-25 years old which has been running in Bournemouth for over 6 years.

Autism Training for Parents and Carers - free courses starting in January 2018

1 September 2017

We are pleased to announce we are running two more of our highly popular courses starting in January 2018.

Curly Hair Project Courses in Dorset

29 August 2017

The curly hair project (CHP) is a social enterprose dedicated to supporting females with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) and other autism spectrum disorders (ASD). CHP runs a range of courses to help people on the autism spectrum and families/supporters of adults and children with autism conditions. They have let us know about the following courses coming up in Dorset that are available to book.

GPs to Record Autism Diagnosis on Patient Records

14 August 2017

Did you know that new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines published this month recommend that GPs set up registers of which patients are on the autism spectrum? Many people are surprised that this is not something that already happens as standard but some people might have concerns about what this means.

New Early Years Provision at Portfield School

13 July 2017

We are delighted to announce we will be opening a Centre for Reception and Key Stage 1 aged children within the grounds of Portfield School near Bournemouth, Dorset from September 2017, due to high demand for places.

Talking to children about tragic events

27 June 2017

Tips for how you can support children with autism with their understanding, thoughts and feelings about recent tragic events.

Advocacy Services Update

27 June 2017

Another interesting month for the team - find out more...

Could you be a speaker at our next My Life with Autism event?

27 June 2017

We're looking for people to be a part of our popular 'My Life With Autism' events - could you be our next star?

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