Building Buddies

Date: Friday, 11 May 2018 10:00 - 12:00

Venue: Cloona House

A 3 week programme will provide parents and/or relatives with an understanding of the definition of ASD. Parents will explore a range of strategies to support their child’s social, emotional and educational development.

Parents will learn:

  • Week One: What is Autism?

This workshop will look at: a definition of Autism; how is it diagnosed; who is affected by ASD; what is the ‘spectrum’; how is life affected by a disorder.

  • Week Two: Dealing with challenging behaviour.

This workshop will explore: what is challenging behaviour; why does challenging behaviour occur; how to decide on the functions of behaviour; how to treat challenging behaviour and how to protect yourself from injury.

  • Week Three: Social Skills.

What are social skills: the importance of teaching social skills to children and young people with ASD; how to teach social skills to your child. Participants will be provided with a selection of social skills games to bring home.


To book a ticket for this programme click here 


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All Dates

  • Friday, 11 May 2018 10:00 - 12:00

Contact Us

Colin Neighbourhood Partnership
Cloona House
31 Colin Road
Belfast, BT17 0LG
Tel: 028 9062 3813
Fax: 028 9030 9722

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